Spring 2015

Reading Poetry

Listed in: English, as ENGL-240

Formerly listed as: ENGL-12

Moodle sites: Course  |  Section 01  |  Section 02


Ingrid L. Nelson (Section 01)
Amelia S. Worsley (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.

Limited to 35 students.  Fall semester:  Professor Sofield.  Spring semester:  Professors Nelson and Worsley.

If Overenrolled: In the case of over-enrollment, instructors will seek to balance the class in terms of majors, class year, gender, and background.


Writing attentive


2015-16: Offered in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016
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