English 283. Describing the Lyric

Instructor: Helen Vendler

Mondays, 2-4 pm | Location: Barker 269

Each change in period style presents a problem of description to the critic. We consider a wide range of poetic styles, from the court styles of Elizabethan poetry through the verse of W.B. Yeats, inquiring in each case which avenues of description prove productive.

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