LITR 3333 - Survey of British Literature I, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): COMP 1503 with D or better and LITR 2603 with D or better

Level: Lower

Course Attributes: Gen Ed - Humanities, Liberal Arts and Science

Survey of British Literature I is the first of two courses surveying British literature from the Middle Ages to the present; this course examines literature in the Middle Ages, the Early Modern Period, and the Restoration and eighteenth century. Emphasis is placed on the critical study of works such as Beowulf and authors such as Malory, Chaucer, Julian of Norwich, Spenser, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Milton, Dryden, Defoe, Swift, Pope, Johnson, and Boswell. Writing is emphasized in assignments related to readings, class discussions, and lectures.