410-Poems Everyone Should Know

Instructor: Joseph Pearce
Term: Spring 2021
Credits: Not For Credit
Dates: February 15-March 15
Class Time: Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST

Joseph Pearce offers a five-week seminar on some of the greatest and most influential poetry ever written. It will include in-depth line-by-line expositions of two “difficult” poems, one by Hopkins and the other by T. S. Eliot, as well as surveys of some of the most significant Romantic poetry and war poetry. The poets studied will include Hopkins, Eliot, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, Chesterton, Owen and Sassoon.