English 232mp. Metaphysical Poetry: The Seventeenth-Century Lyric and Beyond

Instructor: Gordon Teskey
Day & Time: Monday 12-2pm 
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In an age of scientific and political revolution, how do poets respond when common beliefs about God, humans, cosmic and social order, consciousness, and gender have been taken away? Modern poetry starts in the seventeenth century when poets, notably women poets, sought new grounds for poetic expression.