ENGL 3124 English Drama from the Beginnings to 1642, Exclusive of Shakespeare
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as ENG 30.7.
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4 hours; 4 credits
Mystery plays, the revenge tragedy, pastoral comedy, comedy of humors, and the development of blank verse. Such writers as Lyly, Dekker, Marlowe, Jonson, Webster, Beaumont and Fletcher, and Middleton. Possible topics: violence and revenge; queer desire and gender dynamics; imperialism; race and anti-Semitism.
Prerequisite: ENGL 1010; or corequisite ENGL. 1012.
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