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ENGL 2170 Introduction to British Literature and Culture I (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course offers an historical survey of British literature from Beowulf to the end of the seventeenth century (and can be followed by Introduction to British Literature and Culture II, second semester, which covers the eighteenth century to the present). It offers a basic map of British literature and culture as they developed during these periods, introducing major authors and cultural themes. Texts and authors include Beowulf, Chaucer, poetry from the courts of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I, Shakespeare, Milton, Aphra Behn, and others.


Instructor(s): Mary Crane

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Fulfills the pre-1700 requirement.


Last Updated: 17-Jan-18