COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
English Poetry: The Augustan to the Victorian
Course Code: 
18ELL112
Year Taught: 
2019
Semester: 
2
Degree: 
Integrated Degree
School: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Campus: 
Mysuru

'English Poetry: The Augustan to the Victorian' is a course offered in Second Semester of B. A. (Bachelor of Arts) English Language and Literature program at the School of Arts and Sciences, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Mysuru campus.

Augustan Age - characteristics - transitional poets. Romantic revival - characteristics - worship of nature - older romantics. Younger romantics - characteristics - sensualism - humanitarian pantheism. Victorian poetry - conflict between science and religion - rationalism - dramatic monologue - major poets.

Unit 1

Pope “An Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot[Detailed].
The Quiet Life[Non-Detailed].
Swift “Critics[Non-Detailed].

Unit 2

William Collins “To Evening [Detailed].
lake “Tyger[Detailed]
Lamb[Detailed].

Unit 3

Wordsworth: "Lines Written a Few Miles AboveTintern Abbey" [Detailed].
"The World is Too Much With Us" [Non-Detailed].
S.T:Coleridge: "The Rime of Ancient Mariner" [Detailed].

Unit 4

P.B. Shelley: "Ode to the West Wind" [Detailed].
Ozymandias[Non-Detailed]
John Keats:"La Belle Dame Sans Merci" [Non-Detailed].
Ode to Nightingale[Detailed].

Unit 5

Alfred Tennyson:"Ulysses" [Detailed].
"Thyrsis" [Non-Detailed].
Robert Browning:"My Last Duchess" [Detailed].
atthew Arnold:"Dover Beach" [Detailed].

  1. Board of Editors. Poetry Down the Ages. Hyderabad:Orient Black Swan, 2010.
  2. Palgrave,F.T. The Golden Treasury. New Delhi:Rupa Classics, 2006.
  3. Harrison,GB. Penguin Book of English Poetry.UK: Penguin Books.
  4. Klarer Mario. An Introduction to Literary Studies. Routledge, 2009.
  1. Board of Editors. DAV College. Light and Delight, Part II,Macmillan.2000.
  2. Jain, Jasbir. Strings of Gold Part-3: An Anthology of Poems, Macmillan.
  3. Students are recommended to read poems from popular anthologies.