British Literature in a Cultural Setting
English College of Humanities
Survey of British literary history for London Centre programs. Introduction to a range of major authors and texts from the Elizabeth Age through the twenty-first century. Designed to instill knowledge of and appreciation for Britain's literary heritage and to provide practice interpreting literary texts and movements in light of the distinctive historical, geographic, and biographical insights that a study abroad experience affords.
Grade Rule 10: A, B, C, D, E, T, I (Standard grade rule with a T option)
For Study Abroad students only.
Writing in Geographical Context
Be able to write coherently and persuasively about the artistic works studied and visited during the course.
Possess a sound understanding of British literary history, demonstrating a general awareness of major literary periods, authors, and sites.
Be able to analyze the principal texts from the course carefully and in some detail.
Be capable of accurately and intelligently relating artistic works to the main historical, aesthetic, and philosophical trends of their times.