Spring 2012

Reading Poetry

Listed in: English, as ENGL-240

Formerly listed as: ENGL-12


Ingrid L. Nelson (Section 01)
David R. Sofield (Section 02)


A first course in the critical reading of selected English-language poets, which gives students exposure to significant poets, poetic styles, and literary and cultural contexts for poetry from across the tradition.  Attention will be given to prosody and poetic forms, and to different ways of reading poems.

Fall semester:  Professor Chickering.  Spring semester:  Professors Nelson and Sofield.


2018-19: Offered in Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
Other years: Offered in Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Fall 2017