English 41. Arrivals: British Literature 700-1700

Instructor: James Simpson
Terms: Fall Term

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10-11:30 am | Location: Barker 024 (FAS)

Enrollment: Limited to 27 students. 

Across the period 700-1700 the shapes of British culture were absorbed from different centers of Western Europe. When these cultural forms arrive in Britain, they meet and mix with established cultures. This course will delineate the principal cultural forces (e.g. religious, political, social) that shaped England in particular. We will look to the ways in which those vibrant yet opposed forces find expression in the shape, or form, of literary works.

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

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