University of Calgary

ENGL 351 - Poetry: Reading and Analysis - Fall 2010

A study of poetic forms in English from a wide range of historical periods, social contexts, and national literatures. Through textual analysis and close reading, this course acquaints students with the characteristic techniques of prosody and basic poetic terminology, giving detailed attention to tropes and figures along with other poetic concepts such as form, tone, diction, implication, and point of view. Prerequisite(s): One full-course equivalent of English and/or Comparative Literature. Antirequisite(s):
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Not open to students with credit in English 354. Notes: This course cannot be used by Majors or Honours students to fulfill historical breadth requirements


This course will be offered next in Winter 2011.
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