Courses: The Celtic Fringe: Irish, Scots and Welsh poetry 1747-2009 (ENGLH390B01)

Spring 2011

Readings in the English-language poetry of Scotland, Ireland and Wales. This course will explore works by Dylan Thomas, W.B. Yeats, Hugh MacDiarmaid and Seamus Heaney, as well as those of more recent poets such as Paul Muldoon, Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch, Menna Elfyn and Leontia Flynn. Special attention will be paid to the roots of contemporary Welsh, Irish and Scottish poetics in the native traditions of the Celtic languages and to the contribution of these poems to post-colonial discourse.

Syllabus: View course syllabus

Prerequisites: Two 200-level English courses or permission.

Fulfills: HU III Limit:15


English (Web site)

Taught By

Maud McInerney (Profile)


Haverford, Wdsd

Meeting Times

TTh 2:30-4:00