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Notes on my Intro to Victorian Poetry lecture
Some notes on my lecture are available under Learning Materials on Blackboard.
Prep for Intro to Victorian Poetry lecture (Week 2). ENL1012M
INTRODUCTION TO VICTORIAN POETRY (ENL1012M)
Week 2, Wednesday, 4 October, 10.00 – 11.00, DCB1101:
The following are the poems to which I refer in my lecture on Introduction to Victorian Poetry. All except “The Leper” by Swinburne* are contained within The Norton Anthology The Victorian Age (Volume E). They are also easily available in secondhand collections and anthologies, and online. Please take a look at them beforehand.
“Stanzas from the Grand Chartreuse”, Matthew Arnold
“Dover Beach”, Matthew Arnold
“Sonnet 17”, from Later Life, Christina Rossetti**
“No Coward Soul Is Mine”, Emily Bronte
“My Last Duchess”, Robert Browning
“Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”, Robert Browning
“The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam”, Edward FitzGerald**
“Jabberwocky”, Lewis Carroll
“The Jumblies”, Edward Lear
“Jenny”, Dante Gabriel Rossetti
“The Leper”, Algernon Charles Swinburne
* A copy can be found online – http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Leper
The Victorian Class System (ENL1012M)
This short podcast will give you an outline of the class system in the nineteenth century.