ENGL3788American Modernism (A)3 ch (3C) [W]

A close study of selected works of American modernism published in the first half of the twentieth century, including poetry and fiction. This course will start with the high modernism of writers such as Gertrude Stein, Robert Frost, T.S. Eliot, William Faulkner, Ezra Pound, Marianne Moore, Ernest Hemingway, H.D., William Carlos Williams, and Wallace Stevens before considering other varieties of modernism such as the Harlem Renaissance, Proletarian Literature of the 1930s, and late modernism.