Modern Poetry: A Free Course from Yale

Taught by Yale professor Langdon Hammer, this course offers an introduction to Modern Poetry. Covering everyone from Yeats, Eliot, and Pound, to Stevens, Moore, Bishop, and Frost, to the poetry of World War One, Imagism, to the Harlem Renaissance, the course explores modern poetry, its characteristic techniques, concerns, and major practitioners.

You can watch the 20 lectures from the course above, or find them on YouTube. To get more information on the course, including the syllabus, visit this Yale website.

The main text used in this course is the following:

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