This course introduces students to poetry from the dawn of Modernism to the present. The course surveys the important writers, works, and movements in British, American, and global Anglo poetry. It explores the tensions between fixed and organic forms, the nature of modernist and post-modernist poetry, and the way in which poetics guides and influences poetry writing.
Prerequisites: EWPC 250 and EWPC 255
EWPC 440 20th Century Poetry