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ENGL 322. British Literature: Renaissance

Credits: 4
Department: English
Description: Literature of the sixteenth-century and the seventeenth-century to the Restoration, concentrating on poetry, drama, and selected prose works in their historical and cultural contexts.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Work closely with the significant genres of literature of the period and the particular features that mark each genre.
2. Read rich and complex texts and react to them, both in class discussion, and in writing, normally in both daily readers' journals and critical papers.
3. Develop their command of literary terms relative to the literature and movements of the period and use this professional terminology appropriately in class discussion, oral presentations, and writing.
4. Research critical questions about the literature and present the results of their research in critical papers and/or oral presentations to the class.

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