ENG-239: Reading in Modern American Poetry

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Winter 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Read Mod Amer Poetry
Credit Hours
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.

ENG-131 with a C grade or better (Note: A "C-" grade is not transferable and is not accepted by some programs at HFC.)
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
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