ENG454H1F L0101ENG454H1F L0201 T12-2 Advanced Studies Group 5: Eliot & Stevens
Professor Ming Xie
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, 908
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBrief 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 romanticism, religion, and humanism, their responses to the two world wars, their engagement with philosophy and theory, and their concern with culture and civilization.Required Reading:
Texts to be accessed online and through the Robarts Library e-resources.
Method of Evaluation:
Take-home essay (20%), major research essay (40%), 10-minute oral presentation (20%), seminar participation and discussion (20%).