ENGL 512 (01) - British Literature I Age of Heroes: Beowulf to Dr. Faustus

British Lit I Age of Heroes

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 13903
An introduction to the earliest poetry, prose and drama in English, considered in chronological order and in historical context. Examine important literary works as the old English epic Beowulf, Chaucer's entertaining collection Canterbury Tales, the Arthurian romance Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the devotional autobiography The Book of Margery Kempe, the sermon in dramatic form Everyman, Edmund's Spenser's chivalric saga The Faerie Queen and the sonnets of Philip Sidney and William Shakespeare.
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Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Humanities(Disc)
Instructors: Rachel Trubowitz

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 TR 2:10pm - 3:30pm HS 240
Additional Course Details: 

This course satisfies a Pre-1800 Literature requirement for English Department majors. 

In fall 2023 English Teaching majors may take this course towards the 'two 600/700 level literature' course requirement for their major.