ENG 240: Survey of British Literature I

Class Program
Credits 3

This course begins with the roots of the English language and of English literature, including the epic Beowulf and the works of Chaucer and other Middle English authors. Shakespeare and other authors of the Early Modern era are studied, in addition to significant authors through the eighteenth century. The student will learn to enjoy and appreciate the literary and cultural heritage of the English language in its historical and philosophical contexts.