Self Paced

Milton (WMA)

This course, study's Milton's poetry, with some attention to his contemporaries, his literary sources, his controversial prose, & his decisive influence on the course of English poetry. During this course, Professor Rogers explores the advantages & limitations of a diverse range of interpretive techniques & theoretical concerns in Milton scholarship & criticism.

Lectures include close readings of lyric & epic poetry, prose, & letters; biographical inquiries; examinations of historical & political contexts; & engagement with critical debates.