E20A MODULE TWO: RENAISSANCE POETRY: THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

Week 5: Metaphysical Poetry I: Donne (1572-1631)

Lec. 1:    "The Good Morrow" / "[Go and catch a falling star]" / "Woman’s Constancy" / "The Sun Rising" / "The Indifferent" / "The Canonization" / "The Anniversary" / "Love’s Growth" / "A Valediction of Weeping" / "Love’s Alchemy" / "A Nocturnal upon St. Lucy’s Day" / "A Valediction Forbidding Mourning" / "The Ecstasy" / "The Flea" / "The Relic"

Lec. 2:    Elegies VII, XIX / "Good Friday, 1613, Riding Westward" / Holy Sonets 1, 5, 7, 9, 10, 14, 18 / "A Hymn to God, My God, in My Sickness"

Tutorial:    "The Sun Rising," "The Canonisation,’ Holy Sonets: 7, 9, 14

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Week 6: Metaphysical Poetry II: Herbert (1593-1633) / Marvell (1621-78)

Lec. 1:    Herbert The Temple (1633): "The Altar" / "Redemption" / "Easter Wings" / "Sin (I)" / "Affliction (I)" / "Prayer (I)" / "The Temper (I)" / "Jordan (I)" / "The Windows" / "Denial" / "Vanity (I)" / "Virtue" / "Man" / "Life" / "Artillery" / "The Flower" / "Bitter-Sweet" / "The Forerunners" / "Discipline" / "The Elixir" / "Death" / "Love (III)"

Lec. 2:    Marvell "On a Drop of Dew" / "The Coronet" / "Bermudas" / "A Dialogue Between the Soul and Body" / "The Nymph Complaining for the Death of her Fawn" / "The Gallery" / "The Fair Singer" / "The Definition of Love" / "The Picture of Little T. C. in a Prospect of Flowers" / "The Mower Against Gardens" / "The Mower to the Glowworms" / "The Mower’s Song" / "The Garden" / "Upon Appleton House" / "An Horatian Ode Upon Cromwell’s Return from Ireland"

Tutorial:    

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Week 7: Milton I (1608-74)

Lec. 1:    "On the Late Massacre in Piedmont" / "When I Consider How My Light is Spent" / "How Soon Hath Time" / "Upon his Blindness" / "Methought I Saw my Late Espoused Saint"

Lec. 2:    Lycidas (1638)

Tutorial:    Lycidas

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Week 8: Milton II

Lec. 1:    Paradise Lost (1667): Book I (not in NAP--in folder)

Lec. 2:    Paradise Lost: Book IX (not in NAP--in folder)

Tutorial:

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