ENGL 3131 Poetry and Prose of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ENG 31.3.
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4 hours; 4 credits

Neoclassical and pre-romantic literature. Poetry and prose of such writers as Dryden, Pope, Astell, Swift, Johnson, Addison and Steele, Burke, Gray, Wheatley, Wollstonecraft, and Edgeworth. Topics may include: courtship and marriage; education; feminism; political satire; manners and virtue; nature and beauty; the country and the city.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1010; or corequisite ENGL. 1012.


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