OLLI at San Francisco State University
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The Sonnet in English
An overview of the history of this enduring poetic form, from the English Renaissance to contemporary America. We will look at 14 examples of this 14-line form, by writers such as William Shakespeare, Sir Philip Sidney, John Donne, John Milton, John Keats, Percy Shelley, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, W. B. Yeats, Wilfred Owen, Emma Lazarus, Robert Frost, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Paul Lawrence Dunbar.
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