ENGL3400The Romantic Period (A)6 ch (3C) (W)

Examines the major works of British literature in the Romantic period (c.1789-1832). Focuses on the poetry and prose of Barbauld, Wollstonecraft, Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Mary and Percy Shelley, and Keats. Considers the context of the tremendous social, economic, political, scientific, and cultural events of the period, including the American and French revolutions, the industrial revolution, educational reform, and the rising tides of early feminism, abolitionism, and animal rights. NOTE: Students can obtain credit for only one of ENGL 3400 and ENGL 3406.