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2019-2020 Catalog 
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ENGL 236 - English Literature: Romantic Period to the Present

(3,0) 3 Credits

General Education Course: Humanities-English Literature
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 111 - English Composition I .
Students in this course read representative and important works of English literature from the late eighteenth century through the twenty-first century. Emphasis is on the development of literary forms in historical, cultural, and political contexts. Various forms of literature, ranging from poetry and fiction to political essays and plays, will be approached against the backdrop of significant events, artistic movements, and philosophical issues involving British writers from the Romantic Period to the present. Topics may include, but are not limited to, ones such as the following:  the American and French Revolutions, nature and natural law, slavery, science vs. religion, class consciousness, Industrialism, “the woman question,” and the British Empire and its legacy.

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