Fall 2018

Caribbean Poetry: The Anglophone Tradition

Listed in: Black Studies, as BLST-317  |  English, as ENGL-317

Formerly listed as: BLST-37  |  ENGL-52  |  ENGL-99


C. Rhonda Cobham-Sander (Section 01)


(Offered as ENGL 317 and BLST 317 [CLA]) A survey of the work of Anglophone Caribbean poets, alongside readings about the political, cultural and aesthetic traditions that have influenced their work. Readings will include longer cycles of poems by Derek Walcott and Edward Kamau Brathwaite; dialect and neoclassical poetry from the colonial period; and more recent poetry by women writers and performance (“dub”) poets.

Fall semester. Professor Cobham-Sander.


Attention to Issues of Class, Attention to Issues of Gender and Sexuality, Attention to Issues of Race, Attention to Research, Transnational or World Cultures Taught in English


2022-23: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2010, Fall 2012, Fall 2018