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ENGL 202: Major English Writers II

ENGL 202: Major English Writers II

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Yeats: The Second Coming

William Butler Yeats's apocalyptic poem, read and discussed.

6mins

24 Feb 2015

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Eliot: The Waste Land

A discussion and analysis of T. S. Eliot's The Waste Land

26mins

10 Mar 2015

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Eliot: J. Alfred Prufrock

A reading and analysis of T. S. Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"

14mins

3 Mar 2015

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Twentieth Century Introduction

A brief introduction to some of the historical and cultural forces that shaped early twentieth century literature.

8mins

24 Feb 2015

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Byron: Don Juan, part 1

The dedication and first part of the first canto of Lord Byron's _Don Juan_.

15mins

18 May 2014

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Byron: Don Juan, part 2

The dedication second part of the first canto of Lord Byron's _Don Juan_.

16mins

18 May 2014

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Shelley: Defence of Poetry

Shelley's poetic theories, as outlined in _The Defence of Poetry._

15mins

26 May 2014

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Shelley: Three Poems

An examination of Shelley's "Sonnet: England in 1819," "Ozymandias," and "Ode to the West Wind."

15mins

26 May 2014

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Romantic Period Characteristics

Some common characteristics of British literature during the Romantic Period.

3mins

29 Mar 2014

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Woolf: Mrs Dalloway intro

Introduction to Virginia Woolf, with an excerpt from A Room of One's Own

8mins

12 Mar 2015

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D.G. Rossetti: Jenny

Excerpts from Rossetti's poem about a fallen woman, and metaphorical analysis.

26mins

14 Feb 2015

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D.G. Rossetti: The Blessed Damozel

Background on the Pre-Raphaelite movement, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti's most famous poem.

12mins

14 Feb 2015

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Tennyson: The Lotos Eaters

A reading and analysis of Tennyson's famous Homeric poem.

13mins

3 Feb 2015

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Tennyson: The Lady of Shalott

A reading and analysis of Tennyson's famous Arthurian poem.

19mins

3 Feb 2015

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Victorian Perspectives on Gender Roles

Victorian views on gender roles, illustrated by reading selections.

16mins

22 Jan 2015

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Victorian Religion and Science

An overview of Victorian perspectives on religion and science, and Matthew Arnold's "Dover Beach"

13mins

22 Jan 2015

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Victorian Period Introduction

An overview of the Victorian Period in England

9mins

22 Jan 2015

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Austen: Reflecting on Emma

Some final reflections on Jane Austen's Emma

18mins

22 Jan 2015

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Austen: Emma, vol 1, part 1

Emma, volume 1, chapters 1-3

21mins

9 Aug 2014

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Coleridge: Christabel

Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem, "Christabel," in the context of the Gothic.

26mins

13 Jul 2014

Rank #20