Modern Scottish Poetry

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Modern Scottish Poetry

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Celtic Studies, English, Literature

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Modern Scottish Poetry introduces the work of major Scottish poets from the 1960s to the 21st century, including Edwin Morgan, Norman MacCaig, Liz Lochhead and Jackie Kay. The course is an enquiry into different forms of poetry, lyrical, autobiographical, science fiction, sound poetry, feminist poetry, polemical poetry, 'local' poetry, poems of love and politics. Close readings of individual poems are complemented by consideration of the national and international contexts.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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