English 10A-3 - Spring, 2018

Literatures in English I: to 1700

Class Information

Instructor: Gray, Jessica
CRN: 81962
Time: MWF 11:00-11:50
Location: 293 Kerr

Description

    The purpose of this course is to prepare you for advance study of literature in English. This survey course will take us chronologically through Anglophone literatures from some of the earliest written texts in English to the end of the seventeenth century. We will read poetry, drama, fiction and nonfiction (including legal and scientific prose), paying attention to changes in the English language and literary forms over several centuries. Students will develop their skills in close reading, discussion, and academic writing.

Texts

    Course Reader
    All's Well That Ends Well, William Shakespeare