LITS2001 Poetry I:
Wyatt to Pope: surveys canonical poetry written during
two of the earliest, historically significant
clusters of Anglophone poetry: the Renaissance (c.1550-1660) and the
Neo-Classical (c.1660-1785) periods. Some of the
following poets are studied: Wyatt, Sidney, Ralegh, Spenser, Shakespeare, Donne,
Herbert, Marvell, Milton, Dryden and Pope.
LITS2002 Poetry II:
the Nineteenth Century: surveys canonical poetry produced during two later historically significant clusters of Anglophone
poetry in the nineteenth century: the Romantic (1785-1830)
and Victorian (1830-90) periods. Some of the following poets are
studied: Blake, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Shelley, Keats, E. B. Browning, Robert
Browning, Arnold, Christina Rosetti, and Hopkins.
LITS3001 Modern Poetry: surveys modern poetry written from
the 1890's to around the end of the Second World War. Some of the
following poets are studied: Hardy, Frost, Yeats, Pound, Eliot, Dylan Thomas, Auden, Hughes, Cullen, McKay.
LITS3002 Contemporary Poetry (formerly E30C):
There are also courses devoted to important individual poets such as
LITS2005 Chaucer (from the Middle Ages) and LITS2013 Milton (the