Department of English

University of Toronto

ENG348Y1Y L0101

ENG348Y1Y     L0101    T3, R2-4
Modern Poetry to 1960
M. Xie
Office Telephone: 416-946-0271
Office Address: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 908

Brief Description of Course: This course is a special study of the major poets of the modernist period, W. B. Yeats, Ezra Pound, T. S. Eliot, and Wallace Stevens, with other selections from William Carlos Williams, W. H. Auden and Elizabeth Bishop. The course aims to provide students with an in-depth engagement with some of their most significant works and a critical understanding of their poetic theories, modes, and techniques, as well as their intellectual and cultural perspectives. The course also aims to help students develop skills in close reading and critical interpretation.

Required Reading: Required readings via Robarts Library's electronic resources.

First Three Authors/Texts: TBA.

Method of Evaluation: Informed participation; two formal essays; two term tests.

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