21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "Does Poetry Matter"

Fall 2002

Cartoon drawing of man holding sign that reads Hildebidle, which is the faculty members last name.
Cartoon drawing of man holding sign that reads Hildebidle. (Image courtesy of John Hodgen.)

Course Highlights

This course includes guidelines to assist students in completion of course assignments, which are located in the study materials section of this site.

Course Description

The landscape we will explore is the troublesome one of the relevance, impact, and importance of poetry in a troubled modern world. We will read both poetry and prose by several substantial modern writers, each of whom confronted the question that is the subject's title.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. John Hildebidle

Course Meeting Times

Three sessions / week
1 hour / session