30 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: Students will interrogate a wide variety of texts written in English in the early modern period in order to develop their understanding of the major literary genres of the period, and to broaden their knowledge of the field. The module will draw on both `canonical' and `non-canonical material' and will examine issues such as: * the interaction between literature and the social, political, religious and intellectual cultures which produced it; * how texts circulated, and the audiences they address; * how texts engage with their literary tradition; * how these texts have been treated, and constructed, within the literary history and historiography.

Staff Contact: NEVITT MARCUS A
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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