370a: British Literature from Beowulf to Paradise Lost Fall 2003 MW Lecture 11:00-11:50 AM, EDUC 211 F Sections 10AM, 11AM, and 12PM
A sampling of representative works of literature, primarily British, from Beowulf to Paradise Lost. The course will deal with major writers in their literary and historical contexts: Chaucer, Spenser, Milton, and the Metaphysical Poets. But approximately half our time will be devoted to less well known figures and works, including (for example) Julian of Norwich, Marjory Kempe, Aemilia Lanyer, and Lady Mary Wroth, as well as some early American writings by Edward Taylor and Anne Bradstreet. In addition to two or three writing assignments, there will be frequent quizzes, a midterm, and a final exam.
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