British Literature 1603-1660: The Late Renaissance
Jason A Kerr
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ENGL 251 (Introduction to English Studies) & ENGL 291 (British Literary History 1) & ENGL 295 (Writing Literary Criticism).
Drama, poetry, and prose of the late Renaissance. Online access to Brigham Young University library services.
Lesson 1: The Poetry and Prose of John Donne
Lesson 2: Other Dimensions in the Works of John Donne
Lesson 3: Renaissance Drama
Lesson 4: The Poetry of Ben Johnson
Lesson 5: The Poetry of Robert Herrick
Lesson 6: The Poetry of George Herbert
Lesson 7: The Poetry of Richard Crashaw, Henry Vaughan, and Andrew Marvell
Lesson 8: Introduction to John Milton
Lesson 9: Milton's Prose and Sonnets
Lesson 10: The Heaven and Hell of Milton's Epic Paradise Lost
Lesson 11: All before the "Fall" in Paradise Lost
Lesson 12: The Fall and Its Consequences in Paradise Lost
Lesson 13: The Chastisement, the Plan of Reparation, and the Expulsion in Paradise Lost
Lesson 14: Milton's Closet Drama, "Samson Agonistes"
Lesson 15: The Poetry of Thomas Carew and Richard Lovelace
Lesson 16: The Poetry of Sir John Denham, Edmund Waller, Abraham Cowley, and Thomas Traherne
Lesson 17: The Significant Writings of Francis Bacon and Robert Burton
Lesson 18; The Prose of Izaak Walton, Sir Thomas Browne, John Locke, and Sir Isaac Newton
Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.