Notes from the Classroom: John Stuart Mill’s “What Is Poetry?”

With ten minutes left in yesterday's class, I said, "Sorry, Lord Tennyson. You're not happening today." Alfred Tennyson, Emily Brontë, and Matthew Arnold got sidelined, because my students detected something to fret about. And that something was an unsettling charge against John Stuart Mill. Let me preface. This semester, I'm teaching a section of English... Continue Reading →

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