ENGL 343 Studies in Eighteenth-Century Literature


A course in British poetry, non-fiction prose and drama. In a given year, the course might offer either a complete survey of the period or a thematic focus. Areas of focus would include shifts in poetic sensibility, the growth of a national consciousness, the role of religion in literature, and the propagation of print culture. Authors include Montague, Pope, Johnson, Boswell, Burney, Addison, Steele, and Cowper.

Prerequisite: Any 190 or 200 level literature course or permission from instructor.