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Decadence & Aesthetics: Pre-Raphaelite Poetry

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Decadence & Aesthetics: Pre-Raphaelite Poetry

<p>What were those Victorians up to? Explore the poetry of the mid to late Victorian age, and in particular the highly aesthetic and dangerously decadent poetry from the Pre-Raphaelites. This was a

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What were those Victorians up to? Explore the poetry of the mid to late Victorian age, and in particular the highly aesthetic and dangerously decadent poetry from the Pre-Raphaelites. This was a secret league who pledged themselves against old brown paintings and poetry! Come and taste some of these luscious fruits in the poetry of Rossetti, Meredith, Morris, Swinburne, Siddall, Burne-Jones and more. Were these poets, painters, illustrators and designers forward thinking or retrogressive? Why do they continue to enthral and trouble us?


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Brotherhood & Tennyson
  • Siddal & Morris
  • Rossetti C & Meredith
  • Swinburne & Rossetti D


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Describe essential characteristics of Pre-Raphaelite art and poetry
  2. Describe the role of Pre Raphaelite poetry in Victorian Literature
  3. Discuss the forms and features of poetry
  4. Discuss the subject matter and representation of Pre Raphaelite poetry and art
  5. Discuss the development of interest in the Pre Raphaelites art and poetry in contemporary times