ENGL 2007: British Literature after 1800: January - April 2012
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Lecture schedule

Jan 10Course introduction
Introduction to the Romantic period
Smith, sonnet IV: “To the Moon” (41)
Jan 12Blake, “A Poison Tree” (74)
Blake, “Holy Thursday” (59)
Blake, “Holy Thursday” (64)
Studying poetry
Jan 17Wordsworth, “Simon Lee” (186)
Coleridge, “Kubla Khan” (330)
Jan 19Coleridge, “Dejection: An Ode” (334)
Essay writing
Jan 24Wordsworth, “Lines” (“Tintern Abbey”; 193)
Jan 26Shelley, “Mont Blanc” (470)
Shelley, “Ode to the West Wind” (477)
Jan 31Keats, “Ode to a Nightingale” (553)
Keats, “Ode on a Grecian Urn” (555)
short essay due
Feb 2Introduction to the Victorian period
Arnold, “Dover Beach” (863)
Tennyson, In Memoriam, 5, 54, 55, 56 (662, 672)
Feb 7Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge
Feb 9Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge
Feb 14Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge
Feb 16Mid-term test
Feb 28Tennyson, “Ulysses” (649)
Tennyson, “The Epic” (653)
Mar 1Browning, “My Last Duchess” (749)
Browning, “‘Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came’” (758)
Mar 6Rossetti, “Up-Hill” (894)
Hardy, “The Darkling Thrush” (1124)
Introduction to the Twentieth century period
Owen, “Anthem for Doomed Youth” (1169)
critical assignment due
Mar 8Yeats, “The Wild Swans at Coole” (1188)
Yeats, “Among School Children” (1195)
Mar 13Joyce, “The Dead” (1218)
Mar 15Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (1248)
Mar 20Mansfield, “The Daughters of the Late Colonel” (1317)long essay due
Mar 22Auden, “Musée des Beaux Arts” (1396)
Auden, “In Memory of W. B. Yeats” (1397)
Mar 27Greene, The End of the Affair
Mar 29Greene, The End of the Affair
Apr 3Larkin, “High Windows” (1409)
Hughes, “Dust As We Are” (1413)
Boland, “The Pomegranate” (1474)
Heaney, “A Call” (1460)
Apr 5Review

Marc R. Plamondon, Ph.D. Department of English Studies Nipissing University