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MFA Course Descriptions

IMF 56300
Classic Foundational Literature: Poetry

Instructor: Charlotte Covey

Class Type: Literature

Course Description:

This course will explore the poetry and poetics leading up to the 20th Century which form the foundation of present-day poetic schools, modes, and styles. The course will include poems and essays by poets including William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Emily Dickinson. 


Norton Anthology of Poetry, Shorter 5th Edition
Eds. Margaret Ferguson, Mary Jo Salter, and Jon Stallworthy
ISBN 9780393979213

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301