Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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LIT 224H - British Literature II

Credit(s): 3

The course includes Romantic poets Wordsworth and Keats, Victorians Bronte, Tennyson, and Elizabeth Barret Browning as well as 20th century writers D.H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, Tom Stoppard and Seamus Heaney. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Draw reasonable inferences, interpret, and critically analyze literature.
  • Discuss literature of Romantic, Victorian, and 20th -century British writers.
  • Discuss the major concerns of British writers of the three periods.
  • Explain the social, political, religious and economic influences on the British writers of the three periods.
  • Read, discuss, and evaluate a variety or texts ranging from the Enlightenment to the Postmodern Period.
  • Situate and interpret literary texts in a national context.
  • Describe the impact of a national literature on culture and history and vice versa.
  • Write critically about a national literature as it is informed by a historical and cultural perspective.
  • Examine the nature of human experience and/or artistic expression.

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