Renaissance Literary Culture I
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Taught In English
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
The period c. 1547-1600 is part of the `early modern¿: it is the beginning of modern philosophical,
political and scientific thought and conceptions of the individual and society. It includes the Renaissance,
a term which refers to the rebirth of classical civilization and the flourishing of arts and literature.
This module will introduce this time of extraordinary cultural change and conflict through close reading of
important authors including Wyatt, Marlowe, Sidney, Jonson, and Donne. It also offers the foundations for
advanced study of early modern literature.
Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
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