ENGL417 - Literature of the Eighteenth Century, 1750-1800

This course will look at the literature and culture of Britain during the period 1750-1800. Authors read will include Samuel Johnson, James Boswell, Tobias Smollett, Edmund Burke, Frances Burney, Olaudah Equiano, Monk Lewis, William Blake, and Robert Burns, among others. Course grade will be based on class participation, 2-3 papers, oral presentation, mid-term and final exam.


Two English courses in literature or permission of department.