ENGL 070E. Lyric Encounters
Matthew Arnold called it "a criticism of life"; Dylan Thomas, "a naked vision." Emily Dickinson, a blow, "If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off." Students examine lyrics through literary analysis, then shape their own criticisms, visions, cerebral explosions. Attendance at readings required.
Prerequisite: any W course. Limited to 15.
Catalog chapter: English Literature
Department website: http://www.swarthmore.edu/english-literature
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