Aug 17, 2019  
2018-2019 College of Liberal Arts 
    
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ENGH 251 - The Renaissance: Mapping the Anglo-American Literary Tradition

4 credits
Through an examination of representative texts from the Renaissance period in Britain, this course explores the dynamic relations among author, reader, theme, form, culture and intertextuality.  Major topics include:  the emergence of a new kind of self taking on authority and autonomy, the transition to a culture that legitimizes pleasure, the move from coterie and court audiences to a national audience, shifts in media from manuscript to print, the explosion of new voices in the first modern revolution, the breaking of images. Equivalent: ENGL 251   CLA-Breadth/Humanities



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