Eng 322 The Romantic Period

Course Description:

Prerequisite:ENG100 and a 100 or 200-level literature course

roughly the 1770s to 1830s. Topics may include Romantic aesthetic theory, the role of the poet in society, the intersection of politics and art, early colonialism and theories of the primitive, the Gothic, nature and landscape and the growing fascination with the nature of human subjectivity and the creative spirit. Writers may include Blake, Burke, Burns, Byron, Coleridge, DeQuincy, Edgeworth, Godwin, Keats, Prince, Radcliffe, Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelly, Scott, Wollstonecraft, William Wordsworth, and Dorothy Wordsworth.

Final Grade: B+

Sample Assignments:

Credits: 3.00


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