BAEL302

Poetry
Programme: 
Bachelor of Arts BA12
Year / Semester: 
3rd Year

BLOCK 1 INDIAN POETRY
Unit 1: Sri Aurobindo: “Who” “A Dream of Surreal Science”
Unit 2: Sarojini Naidu: “Indian Weavers” “The Bazaars of Hyderabad”
Unit 3: Nissim Ezekiel: “Night of the Scorpion” “Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher”
Unit 4: Kamala Das: “My Grandmother’s House” “The Sunshine Cat”

BLOCK 2 PRE-ROMANTIC POETRY
Unit 5: Shakespeare: Sonnet nos. 65- “Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea” & Sonnet 116- “Let Not the Marriage of True Minds”
Unit 6: John Donne: “A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning” “The Canonization”
Unit 7: John Milton: “How Soon Hath Time” “When I Consider How My Light is Spent”
Unit 8: Alexander Pope: From Essay on Man, Epistle I

BLOCK 3 ROMANTIC POETRY
Unit 9: William Wordsworth: “The World is too Much With Us” “The Solitary Reaper”
Unit 10: Shelley: “Ode to the West Wind” “The Cloud”
Unit 11: Keats: “La Belle Dame Sans Merci: A Ballad” “Ode to a Nightingale”

BLOCK 4 VICTORIAN POETRY

Unit 12:  Alfred, Lord Tennyson: “Ulysses” “Break Break Break”
Unit 13:  Robert Browning: “Porphyria’s Lover” “My Last Duchess”
Unit 14: Matthew Arnold: “Dover Beach” “The Forsaken Merman”

BLOCK 5 MODERN & AMERICAN POETRY
Unit 15:  W. B. Yeats: “The Second Coming” “Byzantium”
Unit 16: T.S. Eliot: “The Hollow Men” “The Journey of the Magi”
Unit 17:  Emily Dickinson: “Success is Counted Sweetest” “Because I Could Not Stop for Death”