University of Calgary

ENGL 429 - Eighteenth-Century Poetry - Winter 2023

An examination of the major poetic forms of the long eighteenth century with an emphasis on tradition and innovation in poetic techniques. Includes such authors as John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester; John Dryden; Aphra Behn; Alexander Pope; Jonathan Swift; Samuel Johnson; Thomas Gray; Stephen Duck; Ann Yearsley; Mary Collier; Mary Leapor; and Phillis Wheatley.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • 60 units including 3 units of courses labelled English at 300 level or above.


  • Credit for English 429 and 433 will not be allowed.


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