Poets, Radicals, and Reactionaries: Romantic Poetry in Conversation|
Spring 2018 not offered
This course is an introduction to major poets and themes: nature; memory, imagination, and creativity; the poetic I; form and prosody; responses to the French Revolution; and social and economic change. Focusing on issues of nation, gender, politics, and form, the course places poets in conversation with one another and with broader dialogues about poetics, politics, and society taking place during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Brit Lit)(ENGL-TLF Conc)
Blake, Wordsworth, Shelley, Byron, Coleridge, Keats.
|Examination and Assignments: |
Four short close readings (3-4 p.) and final examination. A research option is also available.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course reserves spaces for first-year students and sophomores. This course contributes to the English major Theory and Literary Forms concentration.