ENG-239: Reading in Modern American Poetry

Catalog Info

Title when registering
Read Mod Amer Poetry
Credit Hours
3.00
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

A survey of modern American poetry emphasizing the period since World War II and including such poets as Robert Frost, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, Frank O’Hara, Elizabeth Bishop, Anne Sexton, Imamu Amiri Baraka, Gary Snyder, and Allen Ginsberg. Covers the techniques and strategies American poets developed to write powerfully of the vast social and cultural changes affecting modern Americans’ lives.

Pre-requisites
ENG-131 with a C grade or better (Note: A "C-" grade is not transferable and is not accepted by some programs at HFC.)
MTA Categories
  • Category 5: Humanities and Fine Arts
General Education Categories
  • Humanities and Fine Arts
Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624, lainfo@hfcc.edu, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Winter 2014 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.