- Code ENGL3005
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject English
- Areas of interest English
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Ian Higgins
- Mode of delivery In Person
- Co-taught Course
First Semester 2016
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This course is no longer required for admission to English Honours.
A study of selected poetry, prose and drama from the late 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. The course involves the analysis of literary works and investigation of germane contexts (literary, social and political). Authors to be studied will include Shakespeare, Donne, Marvell, Milton, Rochester, Behn, Dryden, Swift, Pope, Gay and Johnson.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
- Apply knowledge of the historical and cultural contexts of the literature of this period to some major authors, works, and genres
- Identify key elements that are distinctive to the artistic achievement of early modern writers
- Reflect and write analytically about the literary texts and their contexts
- Develop their own skills of literary critical analysis
Indicative Assessment2 x 2000 word essays (50% each) [LO 1, 2, 3, 4]
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WorkloadOne 1.5 hour lecture, one 1 hour tutorial, and 7.5 hours of associated study time per week.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsThe Norton Anthology of English Literature, Ninth Edition, Volume B The Sixteenth/The Early Seventeenth Century and Volume C The Restoration and The Eighteenth Century.
Preliminary ReadingShakespeare, W., Twelfth Night
Works by the set authors in The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Ninth Edition, Volumes B and C.
Assumed KnowledgeThe knowledge and skills acquired from completing two English courses successfully.
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3837||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|