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Advanced Studies Group 5: Eliot & Stevens
Instructor: Prof. M. Xie
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 908
Brief Description of Course:
This course is a comparative study of the poetry of T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) and Wallace Stevens (1879-1955) through an in-depth engagement with some of their most significant works. It aims for a critical understanding of their poetic and philosophical ideas, as well as their cultural perspectives. Topics and issues include: their relations and attitudes to religion and humanism, their engagement with philosophy and theory, and their concern with culture and civilization.
Texts to be accessed online and through the Robarts Library e-resources.
First Three Authors/Texts:
Method of Evaluation:
Seminar participation and discussion, oral presentation, short essay, major research essay.