ERIC Number: ED058198
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Modular Curriculum: English, Contemporary American Poetry: 1946 to the Present.
In this university course for independent study of contemporary American poetry, the following points are brought out: (1) Poetry is essentially formal; (2) Poetry is the product of the conscious mind; (3) Poetry should appeal to the intellect; (4) Poetry is essentially apolitical. In the course of study presented, seven assignments are included: (1) The Traditionalists, (2) The Black Mountain School, (3) The "San Francisco Renaissance," (4) Bly & Wright, (5) The New Surrealists, (6) Other Voices, and (7) The Young Scene. (CK)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, English Curriculum, Extension Education, Independent Study, Models, Poetry, Secondary Education, Twentieth Century Literature, United States Literature
University of Kansas, Extramural Independent Study Center, Coordinator of Secondary Education, Lawrence, Kansas 66044 ($2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence. Extramural Independent Study Center.