ENG 555 - Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature

The Restoration and Eighteenth Century is a watershed period that marks the transition from Renaissance to Modern.  This seminar considers literature against the background of this historical change and focuses on gender, culture, genre, individualism, representation, and post colonialism.  May include works by Pope, Behn, Cavendish, Finch, Congreve, Dryden, Swift, Defoe, Richardson, Johnson, and Radcliffe, among others. 

Prerequisites & Notes
Graduate standing in English or permission.

Credits: 3

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