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2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 355 - Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature

From sentiment to sadism, astounding change ignited the Restoration and Eighteenth Century, making this period a watershed that marks the transition from Renaissance to Modern. This reading-intensive class will consider literature against the background of this historical change, inheritance, and influence. Works by Pope, Behn, Cavendish, Finch, Congreve, Dryden, Swift, Defoe, Richardson, Johnson, and Radcliffe, among others. The focus on reading and research skills will prepare students for work in advance seminars.

General Education Requirements: Western Cultural Tradition

Prerequisites: 6 credits beyond ENG 101 (ENG 170 and ENG 222 recommended) or instructor permission

Course Typically Offered: Fall, Odd Years

Credits: 3