English 40. Arrivals: British Literature, 700-1700

Instructor: Daniel Donoghue
Day & Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 1:30-2:45pm
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Enrollment: Limited to 27 students.

An introduction to major works in English literature from Beowulf through the seventeenth century, the course will explore various ways that new literatures are created in response to cultural forces that shape poets, genres, and group identity. We will hone close reading skills, introduce rhetorical tropes, and develop techniques of critical writing.