21L.004 Major Poets

Fall 2001

Lyric poetry.
Lyric Poetry. Reproduction of a Mural by Henry Oliver Walker in the Library of Congress, 1899. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-101600 (b&w film copy neg.)])

Course Highlights

This course features an extensive reading list, detailed descriptions of the written assignments in the assignments section and a full set of discussion questions in the study materials section.

Course Description

This subject follows a course of readings in lyric poetry in the English language, tracing the main lines of descent through literary periods from the Renaissance to the modern period and concentrating mostly on English rather than American examples.
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Prof. Alvin Kibel

Course Meeting Times

Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session