Prof. Dr. Holger Kersten
Anglistik/Amerikanistik
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik

 
 
Sommersemester 2004
American Poetry in the Nineteenth Century

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Apr 13 General Introduction
2 Apr 20
I. General Aspects
1. "Poetry"
2. "Theories of Poetry"
3 Apr 27
II. Contexts
1. Historical and Cultural Context
2. Literary History: American Poetry
4 May 04
III. 19th Century Poetics
1. Poe
2. Emerson
3. Whitman
5 May 11

IV. Major Poets in 19th Century America
1. Bryant and the Fireside Poets
6 May 18 2. Poe
  May 25 Reading Assignments: Specimens of American Poetry: Walt Whitman, Selections from Leaves of Grass
  Jun 01
7 Jun 08 1. Whitman (1)
  Jun 15 No Class
8 Jun 22 Whitman (2)
Jun 29 2. Dickinson
10  Jul 06 3. Dialect Poetry
11 Jul 13 Summary / Review
 
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