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ENGL 8810 Hopkins - Berryman (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This graduate seminar will examine the lives and works of two radical innovators: the English poet, Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844—1889) and the American poet, John Berryman (1914—1972). The first half of the course will focus on the poems of Hopkins’s Jesuit years, while the second half will focus on Berryman’s poems from Homage to Mistress Bradstreet through the Dream Songs and after. Paul Mariani is the author of Dream Song: The Life of John Berryman (1990) and Gerard Manley Hopkins: A Life (2008).


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Paul Mariani

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 26-Jan-15