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Elizabeth Cullingford, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Fall 2007

E 395M • Stevens and Yeats

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
36300 TTh
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
PAR 302
Whitbread

Course Description

Class discussions will focus intensively on poems selected to plumb each poet's range, depth, idiosyncrasies and excellences. We shall consider each poet's poems individually, in relation to one another within the poet's work, and in terms of comparison and contrast between the two poets, with references outward to commonly shared antecedents and contemporaries. Special emphasis will fall on the longer and the later poems of both poets.

Texts

Required texts: Stevens' THE PALM AT THE END OF THE MIND and THE NECESSARY ANGEL, and Yeats' COLLECTED POEMS. Ownership of or access to Stevens' OPUS POSTHUMOUS and LETTERS and to Yeats' COLLECTED PLAYS, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, and A VISION will also be useful.

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