Survey of British Literature I

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Survey of British Literature I

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    European Studies, Literature

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ENG 102

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The course surveys the major writers of England from the Anglo-Saxon period, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the Enlightenment. The course emphasizes historical and cultural influences on writers such as the Beowulf poet, Chaucer, Shakespeare, Donne, Spenser, Milton, Pope, Swift, and Samuel Johnson.

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