This course focuses on the poetry, prose and drama of the English Renaissance's Golden Age, roughly 1530-1625, beginning with poetry of the Tudor period and ending with drama from the reign of the Stuarts. This period encompasses the work of some of the greatest and best-known English authors, lays the foundation for many genres of literature, and encompasses many political reigns and social and cultural developments. The course will examine major literary forms and genres and topical/thematic concerns of writers, linking these to key social, political, and historical developments. ART, LIT. Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1100 and ENGL 1200.
The Arts, Literature, Language and Arts, Literature