30.365 Victorian Poetry

This course examines poetry of the Victorian period, or poems written between the 1830s and the end of the nineteenth century. By investigating a variety of poets, male and female, famous and more obscure, students will explore the concerns and poetic styles of the age. Poems may be by such authors as Arnold, Browning, Barrett Browning, Clough, Hardy, Hopkins, Johnson, Morris, C. Rossetti, D.G. Rossetti, Siddal, Swinburne, Tennyson, or Webster.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in first-year English literature (ENGL) or permission of Instructor.