Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in first-year English literature or permission of Instructor.
This course studies literature written after the Restoration of the British Monarchy in 1660, and before the advent of Romanticism in the 1780s. Poetry and non-narrative prose will receive special attention, particularly works by authors such as John Dryden, Aphra Behn, Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, and Mary Montague.
Credit cannot be held for both this course and 30:335.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.