Victorian Poetry

English 346-01

This course is an introduction to Victorian Poetry. Among the poets we'll cover, Alfred Tennyson, Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Matthew Arnold, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Christina Rossetti, William Morris, Algernon Charles Swinburne, Alice Meynell, Michael Field, Augusta Webster, Gerard Manley Hopkins. We will mainly use the Broadview Anthology of Victorian Poetry. No previous experience in reading or writing about poetry is necessary. Three five-page papers, 6 1-2 page  response papers.