ELIT3120-A British Literature To 1789 (Fall 2019)

Course Details

This course satisfies part of the Communication Skills graduation requirement.
Session, Dates: 1 (08/26/2019 - 12/13/2019)
Days: T R
Time: 12:30 - 01:45 pm
Location: Moon Campus
Room: Wheatley Center 112
Seats Available: 12 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course examines the historical growth, philosophical premises, and literary techniques of important writers in British and Commonwealth literature from Beowulf through the Middle Ages, Renaissance, the Restoration and the 18th century. Students read a wide range of literature, including fiction, drama, poetry, journals, and autobiographies. The course focuses on historical development with emphasis on significant schools and movements such as the Metaphysical poets and the Neoclassical writers. This course excludes Shakespeare. Students investigate print, internet resources, and electronic databases and write literary research essays in MLA format.

Prerequisites: CSCM1030 (COSK2220) or CSHR1030 (COSK2225) and any ELIT course

About the Instructor(s)

Sylvia A. Pamboukian, Ph.D.
Associate Director, University Honors Program
Honors Program

Professor of English
English and the Humanities

412-397-6450 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 234