University of Guelph 1998-1999 Undergraduate Calendar

Course Description

37-323 Literary Culture and the English Civil War W(3-0) [0.50]

This course will examine key literary figures and texts in the period leading up to and including the English Civil War (1623-1660). Literary contributions to the political and religious struggles of the period will be studied in the light of a range of different approaches. Primary readings will be selected from among the works of such writers as Milton, Marvell, Charles I, Hobbes, Coppe, Winstanly, Everard, Katherine Philips, Jonson, Webster, Middleton, and Massinger. Reading-intensive course. (Offered in even-numbered years.)

Prerequisites: 37-106 or 37-120.
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