Three credit hours. One and a half hours of lecture and one and
a half hours of seminar per week.
Discussion of the main poetic traditions that characterize the works of the major poets since the second half of the Twentieth Century, including a distinction between modern and postmodern poetry. Examination of movements, themes, and conventions associated with poetry of this period and identification of the common elements in poetry from 1945 to the present. Study of the relationship between primary sources taking into account their
historical and cultural contexts. Development of a research project using literary critical theory.