Department of English

University of Toronto

ENG348Y1Y L0101

ENG348Y1Y  L0101    T3, R2-4
Modern Poetry to 1960
Professor Ming 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 representative poets of the modern(ist) period. It aims for an in-depth engagement with some of their most significant works and a critical understanding of their poetic theories and techniques, as well as their intellectual and cultural perspectives. The course helps students develop skills in close reading and build confidence in critical interpretation.

Required Reading: Texts to be accessed electronically via the Robarts Library e-resources and elsewhere.

First Three Authors/Texts: TBA.

Method of Evaluation: Informed participation (10%); first essay (20%); term test (15%); second essay (30%); final test (25%).

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