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8:29 Poems and More Poems

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August 23rd, 2006 course information; "Caedmon's Hymn"

August 30th, 2006 medieval poems and ballads: "Sir Patrick Spens"; "The Pardoner's Tale"


September 6th, 2006 Renaissance poems: Thomas Wyatt, "They Flee from Me"; Ellen, William Shakespeare, sonnet 116


September 13th, 2006 Renaissance poems: Shakespeare, Sonnet 146; Amy Nelson, Shakespeare sonnets 15 and 94


September 20th, 2006 Seventeenth-century poems: Helen, Donne, "A Valediction Forbidding Mourning"; Mary Wroth, "A Crown of Sonnets Dedicated to Love," 77, 78, 82, George Herbert, "Easter Wings"


September 27th, 2006 Eighteenth-century poems: Tasha, Blake, "To the Evening Star"; Elizabeth, Blake, "Tyger"; Blake, "London"; William Cowper, "The Castaway"


October 4th, 2006 Nineteenth-century poems, Britain: Percy Shelley, "Ozymandias," Matthew Arnold, "To Marguerite," and Thomas Hardy, "Drummer Hodge"
October 11th, 2006 Nineteenth-century poems, Britain: Hopkins, "The Windhover"; Ashley, Emily Dickinson, "Because I Could Not Stop for Death"

October 18th, 2006 Nineteenth-century poems, US: Nicole, Emily Dickinson, "Hope in the Thing With Feathers," Krystal, Poe's "The Raven"


October 25th, 2006 Special Collections, go directly to library



November 1st, 2006 Twentieth-century poems, Britain: Wilfred Owen, "Strange Meeting"

November 8th, 2006 Twentieth-century poems, Britain: Yeats, "Easter 1916," "The Second Coming"


November 15th, 2006 Nineteenth and twentieth-century poems, US: Michael, R. W. Emerson, "Goodbye," Kristen, e. e. cummins


November 29th, 2006 Twentieth-century poems: Eavan Boland, "That the Science of Cartograpy is Limited"; Holly, Sylvia Plath, "Lady Lazarus"


December 6th, 2006 Li-Young Lee, "Persimmons"; Miranda, "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers"


December 13th, 2006 final session: take-home exam/essay to be summarized in final meeting


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