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ENGL 3360 - 17th Century Literature: The Rhetoric and Poetics of Modern Revolutions

5 credit hours
Formerly - ENGL 335
A study of the literature of a turbulent period marked by cultural shifts in English politics, economics, and education that affected the development of English literature in many ways. Donne, Herbert, Jonson, Herrick, Crashaw, Milton, and other poets expanded English poetry in form and subject; Dryden, Congreve, Davenant, and other playwrights experimented with new dramatic forms, such as heroic drama, comedy of manners, and opera; and writers such as Bacon, Walton, Dryden and Sprat helped to establish the rules for modern English prose. Pre-1800

Terms Typically Offered: Every other year



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