This course is an introduction to Victorian Poetry. Among the poets we'll cover, 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. Three five-page papers, some short response papers.
Textbook: Broadview Anthology of Victorian Poetry and Poetic Theory, Collins and Rundle eds., FULL LENGTH (ISBN 1-5111-100-4)
Satisfies Area II requirement for English majors. One course.