ENGL 3121 Poetry and Prose of the Seventeenth Century

4 hours; 4 credits

English poetry from Donne through Marvell. Prose from Francis Bacon through Thomas Hobbes. Texts may include: poetry by Amelia Lanyer, Lady Mary Wroth, Katherine Philips. Topics may include: the role of women in a shifting political landscape; queer desire; race and imperialism; epistemology; the social contract.

Prerequisite: ENGL 1010; or corequisite ENGL. 1012.


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