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Romantic Poetry

Enrolment code: HEA280/380

Offered: not offered in 2003

Unit description:

Examines the poetry and prose of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Keats, as well as some of the so-called ‘invisible’ women Romantic writers such as Dorothy Wordsworth, Charlotte Smith, and Anna Barbauld. The unit seeks to situate the various poets within the broader literary movement of ‘Romanticism’ while examining closely their individual approaches to aspects of Romanticism, such as attitudes towards Reason, Imagination, Christianity, Social Justice, and Nature. In addition, readings are linked to Romantic ecology and its legacy.

Staff Dr CA Cranston For information on staff, turn to relevant Faculty website University phone and email search phone    email
Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern int: 2x1-hr lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly; dist.ed: instructional package and weekend study schools (13 wks) Timetable
Prerequisites 25% at level 100 in English  
Mutual exclusions HEA257357  
Assessment mode 3,000-word essay (40%), 2-hr unseen exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Abrams MH (ed), The Norton Anthology of English Literature: The Romantic Period, Vol 2A, WW Norton, NY, 2000
Unit Reader
Ford B (ed), The Pelican Guide to English Literature, vol 5, Penguin, 1982
Cuddon JA, The Penguin Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory, 4th edn
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] English  
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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