Modern Canadian Poetry
A study of forms and historical contexts of modern Canadian poetry. The modernist reaction against Victorian poetic diction; poetry and nationalism; the importance of women and ethnic poets; the role of the poet and the professionalization of poetry; some attention to the long poem. Writers may include Birney, Scott, Livesay, Purdy and Klein.
- Credit will be granted for only one of ENGL 452, ENGL 397.