E20A MODULE THREE: NEO-CLASSICAL POETRY / ALTERNATIVE VOICES

Week 9: Dryden (1631-1700)

Lec. 1:    Annus Mirabilis (1666)

Lec. 2:    MacFlecknoe (1682)

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Week 10: Pope (1688-1744) 

Lec. 1:    The Rape of the Lock (1712)

Lec. 2:    The Rape of the Lock

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Week 11: Renaissance Women Poets: Mary Sidney (1562-1621) / Lady Mary Wroth (1587-1651)

Lec. 1:    Sidney Translations of Psalms (selection in Randall Martin, ed. Women Writers in Renaissance England)

   

Lec. 2:    Wroth Pamphilia to Amphilanthus (1621) (selection in Randall Martin, ed. Women Writers in Renaissance England)

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Week 12: Neoclassical Women Poets: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) / Phyllis Wheatley (1753-1784)

Lec. 1:   Montagu "The Lover: a Ballad" / "Epistle from Mrs. Yonge to her Husband"

Lec. 2:   Wheatley Poems on Various Subjects (1786) (selection in The Norton Anthology of African American Literature)

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