This course offers an exploration of experimental traditions in poetry in the past 60 years and the myriad ways in which poets have challenged the literary establishment. We will study poets who challenge Modernism, recenter identity, represent new voices, decolonize poetry from its Anglo-European traditions, invent new poetic forms, transform poetry into visual and musical art pieces, create uncreatively, and explore the poetic potential of digital media technologies.
ENG 4795: Contemporary American Literature 1960-present (4796: Capstone)
Prof. Leonardo Flores – M,W 3:30-4:45 pm - face to face, with tactical hybridity
Visit the course blog to see how I taught it in Spring 2021.