First-Year Seminar: Philadelphia Poets
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ENGL 009N. First-Year Seminar: Philadelphia Poets


What’s happening in poetry today?  We’ll explore that question through Philadelphia’s vibrant literary scene, from the intellectual avant garde to the Spoken Word movement; from Daniel Hoffman’s Brotherly Love to Sebastian Agudelo’s Each Chartered Street; from Sonia Sanchez’s Black Arts lyricism to Nzadi Keita’s biography-in-verse of Frederick Douglass’s wife Anna; from alumnus WD Ehrhart’s wrenching evocations of the Viet Nam war to alumna Daisy Fried’s bracing face-slapping satires.
Humanities.
Writing course.
1 credit.
Fall 2017. Anderson.
Catalog chapter: English Literature  
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/english-literature


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