This course provides an exploration of proven masters in major genres, including epic poetry, short story, drama, and the novel. Major themes include love of self, of others, and of principle.
Course Outline: 
1. The Great English Epic: Beowulf
2. Love in Structure: The Sonnet
3. Love through Imagination: Art Ballads and Odes
4. A Dark Side of Love: The Romantic Short Story
5. Contradiction and Contrast: The Short Story from a Victorian View
6. The Victorian Novel: The Picture of Dorian Gray
7. Modern Poetry: The Magic of Robert Frost
8. Modern Drama: Pygmalion