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Spring 2017-2018
* ENG 200 (LA)   na, npdf

Introduction to English Literature: 14th to 18th Century

Russell J. Leo
Donald Vance Smith

An introduction to the leading figures of earlier English Literature, including Chaucer, Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, Pope, and Swift; to literary history as a mode of inquiry; and to some of the questions that preoccupy English poetry, prose, and drama across four centuries: art, beauty, romance, desire, the will, the mind, God, sex, and death.

Sample reading list:
Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales
Spenser, The Faerie Queene
Milton, Paradise Lost
Shakespeare, King Lear
Pope, The Rape of the Lock
Swift, Gulliver's Travels
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
100 pages of reading per week.

Paper in lieu of Final - 25%
Papers - 50%
Class/Precept Participation - 25%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
First-year students welcome. English 200 is a prerequisite for entrance into the Department of English..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41022 L01 11:00:00 am - 11:50:00 am T Th   Robertson Hall   001   Enrolled:45 Limit:55
41023 P01 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm T   McCosh Hall   40   Enrolled:14 Limit:14 Closed
41024 P02 01:30:00 pm - 02:20:00 pm W   McCosh Hall   30   Enrolled:9 Limit:14
41026 P04 12:30:00 pm - 01:20:00 pm Th   McCosh Hall   B45   Enrolled:13 Limit:14
43888 P06 03:30:00 pm - 04:20:00 pm Th   McCosh Hall   B45   Enrolled:9 Limit:14