Table of Contents for Course Packets


Course Packet 1: Intro to the Romantics

“The Tables Turned” (1798) by William Wordsworth
“Ode to the West Wind” (1820) by Percy Bysshe Shelley
“Kubla Khan” (1797) by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
“Auguries of Innocence” (ca. 1793) by William Blake
“Prometheus” (1816) by Lord George Gordon Byron
“Ode on a Grecian Urn” (1820) by John Keats

Course Packet 2: Romantic Botany

“I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” (1807) by William Wordsworth
"Sonnet LXXIX To the Goddess of Botany" (1797) by Charlotte Smith
“On a Bank of Flowers” (1789) by Robert Burns
Selected Flower Poems by William Blake
Proposal for Opening by Subscription a Botanical Garden(1778) by William Curtis
Selection from The Botanic Garden (1791) by Erasmus Darwin

Course Packet 3: Romantic Skies

“Ode to the Moon” (1791) by Mary Robinson
“Bright Star” (1819) by John Keats
“Darkness” (1816) by Lord Byron
“Lunardi's Grand Aerostatic Voyage Through the Air” (1784)
Head in the Clouds” (by Christopher Benfey)

Course Packet 4: Romantic Chemistry

“The Pains of Sleep” (1803) by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
“Ode to a Nightingale” (1819) by John Keats
Excerpt from Alastor, Or the Spirit of Solitude (1816) by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Excerpts from Researches, Chemical and Philosophical (1800) by Humphry Davy (letters by various individuals describing their experiences inhaling nitrous oxide)


Other Course Packets were prepared by individual groups and their contents are reflected in their feature articles.