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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