English 40gt. Arrivals: British Literature, 700-1700

Instructor: Gordon Teskey
Terms: Fall Term

Mondays & Wednesdays, 1-2 pm | Location: TBA

Enrollment: Limited to 27 students.

A survey of major English authors and works from Beowulf to Paradise Lost, including Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte d’Arthur; Middle English ballads and songs; Renaissance lyric poetry from Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Earl of Surrey to Sir Philip Sidney, William Shakespeare, John Donne, George Herbert and Andrew Marvell; and plays by Shakespeare’s contemporaries, Christopher Marlowe, Ben Jonson, and John Webster.

Note: Be sure to attend first class meeting to be considered for admittance.

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