Minor English Poets

Poets who fall outside the mainstream of major English poetry, either by circumstance or by choice, and their role in the evolution of the English poetic tradition. Focus on poetry written between 1500 and 1800, when the idea and contours of a vernacular canon first took shape. The historically contingent character of qualities such as genius, beauty, and good taste.

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
216
TTh 2.30pm-3.45pm
WR, Hu
Pre-1800 Lit
Spring
2017