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Dagni A. Bredesen
ENGL 331
Seattle Campus

Romantic Poetry I

Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and their contemporaries.

Class description

For SPRING 2001 (ENGL 331A): The tumultuous period spanning between the American and French Revolutions and the Napoleonic Wars produced a group of writers who later became identified as “Romantics.” In this course we will study the poetry of “major” and less well-known writers, a variety of poetic forms (lyric, ode, sonnet, narrative) and dominant themes.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Class assignments and grading

Please come prepared for much reading, writing, and discussing. At least two essays, a midterm and final, a group presentation.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Sherry May Laing
Date: 01/29/2001