G-LSUD3 AmLit317 Early 20th century American Poetry: 1914-1950

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This course examines the formation and development of American Modernist poetry as well as the various trends that appeared during the period of 1914-1950 by American poets who lived both in the U.S. and Europe, and concludes with references to the Beat Generation poetry. In particular, students: •Familiarize themselves with the close reading and analysis of various poetic styles as these are formulated by various practicing poets coming from various social and cultural groups •Examine the development of poetic writing in conjunction with various social/political/artistic developments and events •Familiarize themselves with the reading and interpreting of essays that the poets themselves have written Course textbook and outline/bibliography are available. Assessment: Presentations, reports, final exams and/or essays.


Teaching hours: 3 | Credits: 3 | ECTS: 6

Winter Tuesday13:30 16:00417 Rapatzikou Tatiani