Courses: Problems in Poetics: The Interpretation of Lyric (COMLH389B01)

Spring 2010

An examination of theoretical issues and presentational strategies in various verse structures from Ovid to Bishop. Close readings of strategically grouped texts explore the interplay of convention and innovation with close attention to rhetorics of desire, external and internal form, and recurrent lyric figures, tropes, and topoi.

Prerequisites: Two courses in English at the 200 level or permission of instructor

Fulfills: HU III

Meeting Times

TTh 1:00-2:30