ENGLISH 36N: Lord Byron: Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Know (Stanford Introductory Seminar)
Fall Quarter, 2011-2012
MW 2:15-3:45, Room: 80-115
The poetry, literary legacy, and significance of Lord Byron, a towering figure of European Romanticism. Emphasis on formal, aesthetic, and stylistic elements of the poetry, with additional topics to include modern celebrity, literary marketplace, scandal, and romantic heroism.
This course fulfills the following Major Requirements: