ENGL 3487
Dramatic Monologues
September - December 2017
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Lecture schedule

Sep 5Introduction
Browning, “Porphyria’s Lover”
Browning, “My Last Duchess”
Sep 12Browning, “Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister”
Browning, “The Laboratory”
Browning, “The Bishop Orders His Tomb”
Browning, “Confessions”
Sep 19Tennyson, “Ulysses”
Tennyson, “St Simeon Stylites”
Langbaum, “The Dramatic Monologue: Sympathy versus Judgment”
Sep 26Browning, “Caliban upon Setebos”
Browning, “A Toccata of Galuppi’s”
Browning, “Fra Lippo Lippi”
Oct 3Tennyson, “Œnone”
Tennyson, “Tithonus”
Rader, “The Dramatic Monologue and Related Lyric Forms”
Oct 17Browning, “Andrea del Sarto”
Mid-term test (at 8 p.m.)
Oct 24Coleridge, “Frost at Midnight”
Morris, “The Defence of Guenevere”
Arnold, “Dover Beach”
Oct 31Swinburne, “The Garden of Proserpine”
Rossetti, “Jenny”
Webster, “Circe”
Nov 7Webster, “The Happiest Girl in the World”
Webster, “A Castaway”
Webster, “A Painter”
Nov 14Levy, “A Minor Poet”
Mew, “Madeleine in Church”
Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
Nov 21Ai, “Interview with a Policeman”
Ai, “False Witness”
Duffy, “Circe”
Duffy, “Salome”
term essay due
Nov 28Petersen, “Salsa Madre”

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