ENG 261 Seventeenth-Century Potery

Gillian M. Kendall, T Th 10:30 AM-11:50 AM

An exploration of the remarkable variety of 17th-century lyric poetry, which includes voices secular and sacred, witty and devout, bitter and sweet, male and female.  Attention to poetic forms, conventions, and imagery, to response and adaptation of those forms.  Particular emphasis on Donne, Jonson, Herbert, and Marvell, set in the context of their time and their contemporaries.