University of Texas at Austin Announces New 'Taylor Swift Songbook' Course. Taylor Swift is inspiring a college course yet time.

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This week, The University of Texas at Austin announced their latest course: "The Taylor Swift Songbook" English course for the fall 2022 semester.

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The course that will be taught to undergraduates who are part of the Liberal Arts Honors program, will be taught by English Professor Elizabeth Scala.

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"Students in the course will study Swift's songs alongside the traditional canon of Western literature: Shakespeare, Keats, and Frost," Professor Scala explained in the announcement..

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"They'll be asked to analyze and contextualize common practices and problems across the centuries."

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Required course materials include The "All Too Well" singer's the four most recent albumsthe albums Red  Lover, Folklore and Evermore -The album was released on Billboard announced.

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Scala will be tackling many topics throughout the semester , such as gender, authenticity, and "ways in which readers and fans impact how artists and writers work and produce."

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"I want to take what Swift fans can already do at a sophisticated level, tease it out for them a bit with a different vocabulary, and then show them how, 

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in fact, Swift draws on richer literary traditions in her songwriting, both topically but also formally in terms of how she uses references, metaphors, and clever manipulations of words," Scala stated.

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The Professor said, "I'll be showing students that these operations and interpretive moves one makes when reading her songs are appropriate to all forms of writing."

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