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Honours Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (Interdisciplinary Studies Major with Concentration in Human Nature)/Bachelor of Education P/J (O) - British Romanticism

English 3410 British Romanticism
A study of texts from the Romantic period (roughly 1770 to 1830). Formal and political innovations, by authors such as William Blake, Jane Austen, William Wordsworth, the Shelleys, and John Keats, that helped create “the spirit of the age” will be analyzed. Topics to be covered may include self-representation, the imagination, the sublime, the rights of women, revolution, abolition, nature, and heroism. Debates about the value of "Romantic" as a critical term will also be considered.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Two FCEs in English, including at least one half-course at the second-year level, or permission of the Chair of the Department

Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Notes: Students who have previous credit in English 3415 or 3416 may not take English 3410 for credit. English 3410 counts toward fulfillment of the Area 2 requirement.
Course Classifications: Type A: Humanities