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This list relates to the 2017-18 which ended on 18/08/2018
  1. Primary Reading 14 items
    1. Week 1 – What is (Victorian) Poetry? 4 items
      1. Preface to Poems - Matthew Arnold 1853

        Chapter  Read Matthew Arnold, Preface in volume 1.

      2. What is Poetry? - John Stuart Mill 1833

        Article 

      3. Poets and Personal Pronouns - Augusta Webster 1878

        Chapter 

    2. Week 2 – The Dramatic Monologue 1 item
      1. The New Oxford book of Victorian Verse 2008

        Book  Read: Robert Browning, poems.

    3. Week 3 – Poetry and Politics 1 item
      1. The New Oxford book of Victorian Verse 2008

        Book  Read: Arthur Hugh Clough, Amours de Voyage (1858).

    4. Week 4 – Spasmodic Poetry 1 item
      1. Selected Poems - Alfred Tennyson 2007

        Book  Read: Maud (1855)

    5. Week 5 – Pre-Raphaelite Poetry 1 1 item
      1. The New Oxford book of Victorian Verse 2008

        Book  Read: Christina Rossetti, poems.

    6. Week 6 – Pre-Raphaelite Poetry 2 1 item
      1. The New Oxford book of Victorian Verse 2008

        Book  Read: Algernon Charles Swinburne, poems.

    7. Week 7 – The Victorian Long Poem 1 item
      1. Aurora Leigh - Elizabeth Barrett Browning 2008

        Book 

    8. Week 8 – American Verse 1 1 item
    9. Week 9 – American Verse 2 1 item
      1. Emily Dickinson, selected poems (provided by module organiser)

    10. Week 10 – Victorian Moderns 1 1 item
      1. The New Oxford book of Victorian Verse 2008

        Book  Read: Gerard Manley Hopkins, poems.

    11. Week 11 – Victorian Moderns 2 1 item
      1. The New Oxford book of Victorian Verse 2008

        Book  Read: Thomas Hardy, poems.

  2. Secondary Reading 66 items
    1. General 11 items
      1. Victorian poetry: poetry, poetics and politics - Isobel Armstrong 1993

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

      2. The Victorians - Philip Davis 2002

        Book 

      3. Victorian afterlives: the shaping of influence in nineteenth-century literature - Robert Douglas-Fairhurst 2002

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

      4. Tennyson among the poets: bicentenary essays - Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Seamus Perry 2009

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

      5. Nineteenth century poetry: criticism and debates - Jonathan Herapath, Emma Mason 2016

        Book 

    2. Week 1 – What is (Victorian) Poetry? 5 items
      1. Victorian and modern poetics - Carol T Christ 1984

        Book 

      2. The letters of Matthew Arnold - Matthew Arnold, Cecil Y. Lang 1996-2001

        Book  6 volumes.

    3. Week 2 – The Dramatic Monologue 5 items
      1. Dramatic monologue - Glennis Byron 2003

        Book 

      2. The Brownings' correspondence: Vol 1- - Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Philip Kelley, Ronald Hudson 1984-

        Book  23 Volumes.

    4. Week 3 – Poetry and Politics 5 items
      1. [Review] Recent English Poetry 1853

        Article  Reviewed Works: Poems by Alexander Smith; Empedocles on Etna, and Other Poems by A.; The Strayed Reveller and Other Poems by A.; The Poetical Remains of William Sidney Walker by J. Moultrie; Poems by William Allingham

      2. Arthur Hugh Clough - John Schad 2006

        Book 

      3. Clough: the critical heritage - Michael Thorpe 1972

        Book 

    5. Week 4 – Spasmodic Poetry 5 items
      1. The art of eloquence: Byron, Dickens, Tennyson, Joyce - Matthew Bevis 2010

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

      2. Tennyson's Beginnings - R. Douglas-Fairhurst 2010

        Article 

      3. Alfred Tennyson - Seamus Perry 2005

        Book 

      4. Victorian Poetry 2307, 2004

        Journal  Special issue on spasmodic poetry.

    6. Week 5 – Pre-Raphaelite Poetry 1 5 items
      1. The letters of Christina Rossetti - Christina Georgina Rossetti, Antony H. Harrison 1997

        Book  4 Volumes.

      2. Sound intentions: the workings of rhyme in nineteenth-century poetry - Peter McDonald 2012

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

    7. Week 6 – Pre-Raphaelite Poetry 2 5 items
      1. Algernon Charles Swinburne: unofficial laureate - Catherine Maxwell, Stefano-Maria Evangelista 2013

        Book 

      2. Swinburne: the critical heritage - Clyde Kenneth Hyder 1970

        Book 

      3. Swinburne - Catherine Maxwell 2006

        Book 

      4. Victorian Poetry 2009

        Journal  Special issue on Swinburne.

    8. Week 7 – The Victorian Long Poem 5 items
      1. Elizabeth Barrett Browning - Simon Avery 2011

        Book 

      2. Victorian poetry and the culture of the heart - Kirstie Blair 2006

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

      3. Epic: Britain's heroic muse, 1790-1910 - Herbert F. Tucker 2008

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

    9. Week 8 – American Verse 1 5 items
      1. American experimental poetry and democratic thought - Alan Marshall 2009

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

    10. Week 9 – American Verse 2 5 items
      1. Dickinson Unbound - Alexandra Socarides 2012

        Book 

    11. Week 10 – Victorian Moderns 1 5 items
      1. Oxford essays and notes - Gerard Manley Hopkins, Lesley Higgins 2006

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

    12. Week 11 – Victorian Moderns 2 5 items
      1. Thomas Hardy's 'poetical matter' notebook - Thomas Hardy, Pamela Dalziel, Michael Millgate 2009

        Book  Available in Library and as an e-book.

      2. Second Sight - Catherine Maxwell 2008

        Book 

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