Catalogue 2012 - 2013

ENGL 327 Literature and Culture in England, 1780-1832


3 cr.


Two 100-level writing courses with a grade of "C" or better and junior standing, or permission of English chair.

Course Description

This course examines the literary movement known as "romanticism" with attention to relevant cultural contexts (French Revolution, industrial development in England, British Nationalism/Imperialism). Students will read poetry, essays, and fiction by authors such as Edmund Burke, Mary Wollstonecraft, Anna Barbauld, William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Jane Austen, John Keats, and Percy Shelly. This course satisfies one of the Writing Intensive Course requirements for Arts and Sciences students.