Young and Gray as examples of the proto-Romantic subjectivity we began discussing in Collins and Thomson.  Ideas of the sublime.  Burke on delight vs. pleasure.  Young on the creative power of the senses: what they "half create" as NIght VII puts it.  "Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College" compared to "Cooper's Hill" and to Steely Dan (though no one caught the allusion).  Why the alumni office doesn't want this poem taught: "Fields beloved in vain."

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