An in-depth reading of some of the representative works of poetry and essays on poetry.
In the first semester, we will try to focus on the beginning of the 20th century.
Reading materials will be supplied as handouts.
Reference books will be introduced in class.
Regular class attendance and active participation in discussion are required.
Class attendance / oral presentations / term paper
１．T. E. Hulme ２．"Romanticism and Classicism" (1911,12) ３．Rabindranath Tagore ４．"Poet Yeats" (1912) ５．Edward Thomas ６．Reviews of Robert Frost's collection (1914) ７．Amy Lowell ８．"Poetry as a Spoken Art" (1917,18) ９．D. H. Lawrence 10．"The Poetry of the Present" (1919) 11．Mina Loy 12．"Modern Poetry" (1925) 13．Gertrude Stein 14．"Poetry and Grammar" (1935) 15．Robert Frost, "The Figure a Poem Makes" (1939)
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