ENG308Y5 • Romantic Poetry and Prose

Description

This course provides a general survey of the poetry and prose of the British Romantic period (roughly from 1770 to 1830). Subjects to be explored may include political revolution, slavery and abolition, the expansion of the British empire, the flourishing of women writers and feminist thought, and experimentation with literary forms. Authors to be considered may include Anna Barbauld, William Cowper, William Blake, Olaudah Equiano, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Hannah More, Mary Wollstonecraft, Lord Byron, Percy Shelley, Mary Shelley, Jane Austen, Walter Scott, John Clare, Henry Louis Vivian Derozio, and John Keats.

Prerequisites
1.0 credit of ENG and 3.0 additional credits.
Distribution Requirement
Humanities
Total Instructional Hours
72L
Mode of Delivery
In Class
Program Area
English