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ENGL 3351 British Romantic Poetry (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

In this course we will read and discuss the poetry of Burns, Blake, Barbauld, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley, Hemans, Keats, Clare, and Landon. In addition to reading a few essays in literary criticism and theory by the poets themselves, we will consider a variety of critical perspectives, including formalism (the study of poetic and other literary devices and structures) and other approaches, such as feminism and the New Historicism, that bring out the cultural, social, and historical contexts of the poems.

Instructor(s): Alan Richardson

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Fulfills the pre-1900 requirement.

Last Updated: 24-Jun-17