A Short Course on English Poetry for III semester B.A. English students
AIM OF THE COURSE
To acquaint the student with the rich texture of poetry in English.
OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
On completion of the course the students shall have:
1. an understanding of the representation of poetry in various periods of the English tradition.
2. an awareness of the emerging cultural and aesthetic expressions that poetry makes
Module 3 (Victorian)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson: Ulysses
Robert Browning: Porphyria‘s Lover
Matthew Arnold: Dover Beach
Christina Rossetti: A Hope Carol
Module 4 (Twentieth Century)
W. B. Yeats: Easter 1916
T S Eliot: The Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock
Philip Larkin: The Whitsun Weddings
Sylvia Plath: Lady Lazarus
Module 5 (Contemporary)
A. D. Hope: Australia
Maya Angelou: Phenomenal Woman
Seamus Heaney: Digging
Carol Ann Duffy: Stealing
The short course is designed to support our III semester B.A.English students who gear up for their III semester exams shortly. The course focuses seven poems prescribed in the U.G. syllabus.