English 131

Junior Coursework: American Poetry

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2007 Hass, Robert L.
Hass, Robert
TTh 12:30-2 10 Evans

Other Readings and Media

Kinnell, Galway, ed.: The Essential Whitman; Hillman, Brenda, ed.: Poems of Emily Dickinson; Hass, Robert, et al., ed: American Poetry: The Twentieth Century, Vol. I; Plath, Sylvia: Selected Poems; Ashbery, John: Selected Poems; Marvin, Kate: Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century


This is a lecture course that surveys American poetry from Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson to the present. There will be some attention to modernism, Poets of the 1930?s, postwar poetry, and to very recent developments.

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