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ENGL 4420 Donne to Dryden (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

The goals for the course include: 1) exposure to a number of early modern writers of enduring interest, including Donne, Ben Jonson, Aemilia Lanyer, Bacon, George Herbert, Milton, Marvell, Bunyan, Aphra Behen, and Dryden; 2) exposure to a range of kinds of writing, including tragedy, lyric, epic, political prose, allegory, romance, the novel, and the essay; 3) attention to changes in language, culture, and ideology with an eye to understanding how the literary periods known as "the Renaissance" and "the Restoration" have been made to tell stories about cultural history.

Instructor(s): Dayton Haskin

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17