Poetry and Politics in New York City, 1930 - 1975|
This course is a study of the relation between dissensual political and social movements - queer, communist, feminist, anarchist, African American nationalist, and beat - and poetry written in and about New York City during the mid-20th century.
This course fulfills the English Department's research option requirement for senior thesis writers.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
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Poems by Moore, Oppen, Reznikoff, Hughes, Rukeyser, O'Hara, Schuyler, Baraka, Ginsberg; historical readings on the old and new left, gay liberation, feminism, black nationalism.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Several short papers; one research paper
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Some previous knowledge of American poetry or history is presupposed. Punctual and regular attendance. Willing and ready participation in classroom discussion.
|Instructor(s): Abelove,Henry Times: ...W... 01:10PM-04:00PM; Location: DWNY100; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 15||SR major: 5||JR major: 6|| || |
|Seats Available: 1||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 2||JR non-major: 2||SO: X||FR: X|
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