*Part I is recommended, but not required, before Part II.
*Different poems are covered each year.
This is a fast-paced introduction to contemporary American poetry from Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman to the present, with an emphasis on experimental verse. This is a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) taught by Al Filreis, Director of the Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania. We will watch videos of Professor Filreis and his student group and then continue with our own discussions.