ENG 239 Reading in Modern American Poetry

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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 transferrable and is not accepted by some programs at HFC.)