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"British Literature to Eighteenth Century AP/CLEP(ENGL 3327) UH"
Description: Works by major British authors representative of medieval, Renaissance, and neoclassical periods.
Resources: OpenCourseware from U of Houston, Yale, UC Berkeley, Stanford, Husson along with many of the World's finest University's.
Professors: Michael Williams, Default Professor, Damian Hirai
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Syllabus Masterpieces of British Lit. To 18th
Lec 1A Introduction. The Beginnings of English Society #1
Lec 1B Introduction. The Beginnings of English Society #2
Lec 1C Introduction. The Beginnings of English Society #2
Lec 2A Anglo-Saxon Culture. Bede’s Story of Cædmon
Lec 2B The Wanderer and Dream of the Rood.
Lec 2C Introduction to Beowulf
Lec 3A Introduction to Beowulf (cont)
Lec 3B Transition to Later Medieval Culture
Lec 3C Introduction to Chaucer’s General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales.
Lec 4A Chaucer, General Prologue (cont.)
Lec 4B The Miller’s Tale #1
Lec 4C The Miller’s Tale #2
Lec 5A Chaucer, Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale #1
Lec 5B Chaucer, Wife of Bath’s Prologue and Tale #2
Lec 5C Overview of Arthurian Romance
Lec 6A Sir Gawain and the Green Knight #1
Lec 6B Sir Gawain and the Green Knight #2
Lec 6C Introduction to Renaissance England
Lec 7A Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella
Lec 7B Spenser’s Amoretti and Epithalamion
Lec 7C Shakespeare, Sonnets (18, 29, 130, 138)
Lec 8A Shakespeare, Hamlet #1
Lec 8B Shakespeare, Hamlet #2
Lec 8C Shakespeare, Hamlet #3
Lec 9A Donne, “Song,” “The Canonization"
Lec 9B “The Flea,” “Valediction Forbidding Mourning,”
Lec 9C Holy Sonnets, Biblical Translations into English.
Lec 10A Milton, Paradise Lost #1
Lec 10B Milton, Paradise Lost #2
Lec 10C Milton, Paradise Lost #3
Lec 11A The Age or Reason. Bacon, “Of Truth,” “Of Superstition,”
Lec 11B “Abuses of Language,” “The Idols.”
Lec 11C Dryden, Mac Flecknoe
Lec 12A Pope, Rape of the Lock and Essay on Man, Epistle 1 #1
Lec 12B Pope, Rape of the Lock and Essay on Man, Epistle 1 #2
Lec 12C Pope, Rape of the Lock and Essay on Man, Epistle 1 #2
Lec 13A Swift, “A Modest Proposal” and Gulliver’s Travels, Part 4
Lec 13B Gray, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
Lec 13C Goldsmith, The Deserted Village
Lec 14A Review - Final Examination #1
Lec 14B Review - Final Examination #2