21L.704 Studies in Poetry


Class Info

Intensive study of a body of poetry, raising questions of form, authorship, poetic influence, social context, and literary tradition. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication. Previously taught topics include: Does poetry Matter?, Poetry and the Science of Mind; Songs, Sonnets and the Story of English; Virgil, Spenser, Milton; and The Image: Poetry, Photography, and Technologies of Vision. Approved for credit in Women's and Gender Studies when content meets the requirements for subjects in that program. Limited to 12.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.704 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by D. Henderson.

Lecture occurs 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-253.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-M.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Studies in Poetry: From the Sonneteers to the Metaphysicals site or on the 21L.704 Stellar site.

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Studies in Poetry: From the Sonneteers to the Metaphysicals
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love poetry or amatory verse sonnet english renaissance

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