20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: LIT101

Aims/Description: This course covers poetry, drama, prose fiction and non-fictional prose from 1640 to 1760, beginning approximately with the poetry of Andrew Marvell and ending with that of Thomas Gray. Particular attention is given to drama of the period and its both realistic and fantastic. The course is based on The Norton Anthology of English Literature: Sixth Edition, Volume I (Norton) and Michael Cordner, Four Restoration Marriage Plays (Oxford University Press).

Notes: +Availability in 1996-97 to be confirmed.

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK