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[Offered in odd-numbered years]
|Student Contribution Band:||Band 1|
|Administered by:||School of Arts & Social Sciences|
This subject is about the first golden age of English literature: the 17th century, from Shakespeare to Milton. It makes sense of a wealth of material by following across the period changing attitudes to the heroic ethos, on the one hand, and to humanistic values, on the other. It watches as feudalism gives way to the bourgeois and faith is modified by science. Above all it sees the Renaissance ideal come up against limits which that ideal itself discovered.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level|
|EL2046 EL3004 EL3846 EL5046 EL5846|
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