Major Poets

Black and white photo of a mural.

Lyric Poetry. Reproduction of a Mural by Henry Oliver Walker in the Library of Congress, 1899. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-101600 (b&w film copy neg.)])

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MIT Course Number

21L.004

As Taught In

Fall 2001

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This subject follows a course of readings in lyric poetry in the English language, tracing the main lines of descent through literary periods from the Renaissance to the modern period and concentrating mostly on English rather than American examples.

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Kibel, Alvin. 21L.004 Major Poets, Fall 2001. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/literature/21l-004-major-poets-fall-2001 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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