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English 2122.01 schedule, spring 2023

Updated 3/20/23

Note that this course schedule is tentative.





March 8-10

Course syllabus
21XX syllabus supplement
2000-4000 grades and grading
Definition of Plagiarism

Student info form (online)
Syllabus quiz (D2L quiz) 
Plagiarism pledge (D2L dropbox)
Threaded discussion 1 (D2L)

 Drop/Add ends
March 9


First-Generation Romantics


March 10-19

Simple Stuff
Golden rules

The Romantic Era

William Blake overview
William Blake headnote pp. 44-46
   – "The Lamb" 50-51 & "The Tyger" 58
   – "The Chimney Sweeper" (two versions) 51-52 & 57
   – "The Divine Image" 52-53 & "The Human Abstract" 60-61

William Wordsworth overview
Wordsworth headnote 124-26
"We Are Seven" 278-79
"Lines Composed . . . Tintern Abbey" 131-35
"The world is too much with us" 179-90
"My heart leaps up" 189-90

Samuel Taylor Coleridge overview
Coleridge headnote 251-54    

"The Eolian Harp" 254-55   
"The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" 258-74 

Threaded discussion (D2L)

Possible critical response


Second-Generation Romantics


March 27-31


Percy Bysshe Shelley overview
Shelley headnote 385-88
  "Mont Blanc" 389-93
  "Ozymandias" 395
  "England in 1819" 396
"Ode to the West Wind" 396-98

Felicia Dorothea Hemans headnote 466-67
  "Casabianca" 468-69
  "Indian Woman's Death Song" 474-75

John Keats overview
Keats headnote 475-78    

  "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer" 478
  "La Belle Dame sans Merci" 497-99
  "Ode to a Nightingale" 501-3
  "Ode on a Grecian Urn" 503-5

Threaded discussion (D2L)

Possible critical response

Victorian poetry
March 31-April 7

Tennyson, E.B. Browning, Robert Browning

 Withdrawal deadline
April 7
 Last day to withdraw with "W" grade
Victorian fiction and drama
April 7-14
Word problems
Dickens and Stevenson
April 14-21
Conrad, T.S. Eliot, Woolf, Joyce
Later 20th-century
April 21-28
Beckett, Auden, Larkin, Heaney
Contemporary fiction and drama
April 28-May 2
Final exam
May 3-4