HOW TO READ RENAISSANCE POETRY: SHAKESPEARE TO MILTON

ENG3HRR

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject, taught in an intensive 2 week block in February, looks at a wide variety of poems written between 1558 and 1660, focusing especially on lyrics, sonnets, Romance and Epic. The approach will involve learning how to engage in the close analysis of poetry, but also how to place this poetry in its historical/political context. The subject will also address some issues concerned with the editing of renaissance poetry.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Salzman

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 30 credit points of first year English

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ENG2HRR

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFurther poetry by Spencer and Milton supplied on linePrescribedSpenser and MiltonN/A
ReadingsRenaissance Literature: An Anthology of Poetry and ProsePrescribedJohn Hunter, ed.WILEY-BLACKWELL

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