Translations*

21L.704 Studies in Poetry: "Does Poetry Matter"

As taught in: Fall 2002

Cartoon drawing of man holding a sign that reads Hildebidle, which is the professor's last name.

Cartoon drawing of man holding sign that reads Hildebidle. (Image courtesy of John Hodgen.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. John Hildebidle

Course Description

The landscape we will explore is the troublesome one of the relevance, impact, and importance of poetry in a troubled modern world. We will read both poetry and prose by several substantial modern writers, each of whom confronted the question that is the subject's title.


*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.