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. May be repeated for credit with permission of instructor if content differs. Limited to 12.

This class has no prerequisites.

21L.704 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by N. Jackson.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays 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 at the Literature at MIT site or on the 21L.704 Stellar site.

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