The Course

20th Century English and American Poetry
The study of poetry is an essential part of any department that covers
literary subjects as part of its curricula. It is also part of the requirements of
achieving BA in English language and literature. The importance of studying
poetry stems from the fact that poetry will teach the students how to
understand and approach poetic texts from different perspectives. In
addition, poetry opens an avenue to the culture of that poetry and culture in
turn is an essential element of learning a language.

This course is divided into semesters. The period of each semester is
about fifteen weeks. The first semester provides historical background to the
age, and main themes and mode of writing.

By the end of the course, students are expected to be familiar with both
poets and their achievements. Finally, the course aims at preparing students
to give critical appreciation to any poem belongs to that area.

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Course details

Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (FHSS )
Department: Department of English Language (DENG)
Course title: English Poetry III
Course code: EPT7526
Language: English
Location: FHSS
Period: 2017-2018
Lecturer: Dr. Hamid B. Abdulsalam
Support: Office Hours 12-14 or by appointment
Peer Reviwer:  Dr. Tavgah Gulam Saeed
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Entry level skills

The student must be able to read various provided sources in English and write short essays and participate in class discussions.