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Pound and Eliot

ENGL 259.301
instructor(s):
fulfills requirements:
Sector 1: Theory and Poetics of the Standard Major
Sector 6: 20th Century Literature of the Standard Major
Elective Seminar of the Standard Major

This will be an in-depth study of two of the most interesting and challenging poets and literary theorists of the 20th century. We will read Eliot's poetry and quite a bit of Pound's; we will also read substantial amounts of their criticism. Prerequisite: some knowledge of 20th-century poetry.