By Michael D C Drout
Wheaton collage English professor Michael D.C. Drout submerses listeners in poetry's earlier, current, and destiny, addressing such poets as Milton, Wordsworth, Shelley, and Keats, and explaining purely what poetry is whereas following its improvement throughout the centuries.
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During this direction, Wheaton university professor Michael D. C. Drout discusses the works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Professor Drout examines Chaucer's inventive kind and use of language, in addition to his position in English literature.
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So this is one case where pure chronology does not help us, and we have no particularly good round numbers to mark off a period. If we are focused on years, we could have a very short seventeenth century, beginning with the death of Shakespeare in 1616 and ending with the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660, but this would leave off possibly the second greatest poet in English, John Milton, who published Paradise Lost in 1667. So when we cannot rely entirely on chronology, we can group poets somewhat thematically or stylistically.
In what distant deeps or skies Burnt the fire of thine eyes? On what wings dare he aspire? What the hand dare seize the fire? And what shoulder, and what art, Could twist the sinews of thy heart? And when thy heart began to beat, What dread hand? and what dread feet? LECTURE EIGHT What the hammer? What the chain? In what furnace was thy brain? What the anvil? What dread grasp Dare its deadly terrors clasp? When the stars threw down their spears, And water’d heaven with their tears, Did he smile his work to see?
Norton & Company, 2005. Other Books of Interest Maclean, Hugh, and Anne Lake Prescott, eds. Edmund Spenser’s Poetry. Norton Critical Editions. 3rd ed. W. Norton & Company, 1993. Woods, Susanne. Natural Emphasis: English Versification from Chaucer to Dryden. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library Press, 1985. 39 Lecture 6: Metaphysicals, Milton The Suggested Reading for this lecture is The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volume 1: The Middle Ages through the Restoration and the Eighteenth Century, edited by Stephen Greenblatt (sections on John Donne, pp.
A way with words. : IV understanding poetry by Michael D C Drout