Semester Hours:3Fall, Spring
This course introduces students to the development of British literature from the Middle Ages to the 17th century, paying particular attention to ways in which literary texts from different historical periods and contexts speak to, through, and against one another; the formal, generic, and thematic elements that link and distinguish these texts; and ongoing construction and transmission of the always-changing canon of British literary history.
Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes: WSC 001 or WSC 002. May not be taken on a Pass/D+/D/Fail basis. (Formerly ENGL 41, English Literature I.)