ENGL 120: British Literature: Medieval to 18th Century

ENGL 120 is a survey of English literature from about 1385 to 1745. It considers the main historical, philosophical, and aesthetic currents at work during the period, and studies the effects of these currents on a number of great literary works. It also helps students develop critical-thinking skills so that they might increase their understanding and appreciation of all literature.

Prerequisite: ENGL 105 (or a second-semester college-level composition course) or permission of instructor

Required Text:

  • Greenblatt, ed., Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volumes A, B, and C, 9th edition. ISBN 978-0-393-91300-2

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