Dec 06, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
    
Academic Catalog 2022-2023
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ENGL 338 - English Renaissance Literature


4 credit(s)
An advanced study of the major works of the English Renaissance (1485-1660 CE) exploring the question: how does a culture make itself again or see itself anew? This question will be explored via poetic movements illustrated by Sir Thomas Wyatt, Sir Philip Sidney, John Donne, George Herbert, and Andrew Marvell; developments in political thought via Thomas More, Elizabeth I, Sir Francis Bacon, Thomas Hobbes, and John  Milton; the dramatic output of John Lyly, William Shakespeare, and Christopher Marlowe; and the representation of female and minority voices with the works of Anne Askew, Amelia Lanyer, and Margaret Cavendish among others.
Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirement: Historical Context.
Prerequisite(s): ENGW 180 , ENGW 181 ENGW 182 , ENGW 183  with a minimum grade of C-



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