A last, make-up class, notionally on the Essay on Man.  Reconsideration of the heroic couplet after Smart, Blake, Wordsworth and Coleridge.  Philosophical poetry and a return to the question of the sublime.  Kantian idea of purposiveness without purpose in the well-ordered beautiful, and the contra-finality of the sublime: relation between the early and late eighteenth century as the sublime becomes of greater and greater interest.   Some final observations about the brilliance of Pope's versification.

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