Poetry and Politics

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Poetry and Politics

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Poetry

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    This module introduces students to both the varieties of modern poetry and the ways in which poetry
    engages with the world. It focuses principally on poetic works drawn from the last 200 years and is
    particularly concerned with poetry?s role in examining, interrogating and contributing to discussions about
    social and political issues. Topics may include: the role of poetry; gender and the body; political voices;
    poetry and place; sexuality; violence and conflict.

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