Victorian Poetry

7 courses, 70 lectures
10:50:41

English Literature

Victorian Poetry

Victorian Poetry

In this course, Professor Valentine Cunningham (University of Oxford) explores Victorian Poetry, looking specifically at the poetry of Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, Alfred Lord Tennyson and...

5 lectures

0:56:02

Prof. Valentine Cunningham

Oxford University

English Literature

Poetry: How to Read and Analyse Poetry

Poetry: How to Read and Analyse Poetry

In this course, Professor John Lennard talks through the craft of poetry in a course that draws on his international bestseller, The Poetry Handbook, which has been a favourite with both sixth-form students and undergraduates...

15 lectures

2:49:30

Prof. John Lennard

Independent Scholar

English Literature

Tennyson: Maud

Tennyson: Maud

In this course, Professor Seamus Perry (University of Oxford) explores Tennyson’s ‘Maud’ (1855), a narrative poem about man’s relationship with a sixteen-year old girl called Maud. As we move through the course, we think about...

6 lectures

0:37:50

Prof. Seamus Perry

Oxford University

English Literature

Robert Browning: My Last Duchess

Robert Browning: My Last Duchess

In this course, Mr Clive Wilmer (University of Cambridge) provides an in-depth analysis of Robert Browning's 'My Last Duchess'. The course begins by introducing Browning himself and the dramatic monologue form, before asking us...

6 lectures

0:40:47

Mr Clive Wilmer

Cambridge University

English Literature

The Poetry of Christina Rossetti

The Poetry of Christina Rossetti

In this course, Dr Ross Wilson (University of Cambridge) explores the poetry of Christina Rossetti. Having begun with a summary of Rossetti’s critical reception, both in her own lifetime and then after her death, we then...

6 lectures

1:03:40

Dr Ross Wilson

Cambridge University

English Literature

The Poetry of Christina Rossetti

The Poetry of Christina Rossetti

In this course, Professor Tom Mole (University of Edinburgh) explores the poetry of Christina Rossetti, focusing in particular on the fourteen poems listed for study for OCR English Literature A Level (excluding ‘Goblin...

14 lectures

2:17:53

Dr Tom Mole

Edinburgh University

English Literature

The Poetry of Thomas Hardy

The Poetry of Thomas Hardy

In this course, we explore the poetry of Thomas Hardy. Having introduced Hardy in the first module, we then go through eighteen of his poems in turn, reading each aloud, and providing in-depth, line-by-line commentary and...

18 lectures

2:24:59

Prof. John McRae

Nottingham University