ENGL311 - British Literature from 1600 to 1800

This course offers a wide ranging survey of English literature from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. During the course of the semester, we will examine the contexts, ideas and genres of a variety of literary material, from metaphysical poetry to satiric prose.  Authors covered in this course may   include Donne, Jonson, Milton, Dryden, Defoe, Behn, Swift, Pope and Austen.


Two lower-level English courses, at least one in literature; or permission of department.