lit330 | undergraduate

Modern Poetry

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This course examines poetry from the early 20th century to today. Through reading significant works of the modern period, students will be able to explain poetry as an expression of culture and its importance to society.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Modernist and War Poetry of the Early 20th Century

    • Explain the Modernist movement in relation to early 20th century poetry.
    • Differentiate War Poetry from Modernist Poetry of the 1910s and ‘20s.

    The Harlem Renaissance, the Beats, and the New Apocalypse

    • Analyze the influence of the Harlem Renaissance on modern poetry.
    • Differentiate between Beat poetry and the New Apocalypse movement.

    Language, Confessional, and Feminist Poetry

    • Analyze Feminist Poetry as a form of social commentary.
    • Differentiate between Language Poetry and other forms of modern poetry.
    • Analyze Confessional Poetry within the context of the 1960s.

    Ethnic American Poetry and New Formalism

    • Analyze New Formalist poetry as a response to the Modernist movement.
    • Evaluate the rationale for evaluating Latino, Native American, and Asian American poets, collectively.

    Transnationalism and Contemporary Poets

    • Analyze the work of contemporary poets within the context of prior poetry movements.
    • Differentiate between Ethnic Poetry and Transnationalism as expressions of cultural influence.
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