English 45B

Lower Division Coursework: Literature in English: Late-17th Through the Mid-19th Century

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
2 Fall 2006 Puckett, Kent
Puckett, Kent
MW 2-3, plus one hour of discussion section per week (all sections F 2-3) 277 Cory

Other Readings and Media

The list may include The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Vol. II; J. Austen: Pride and Prejudice; B. Franklin: Autobiography; H. Gates: Classic Slave Narratives; H. Melville: Bartleby and Benito Cereno; L. Sterne: A Sentimental Journey


This course is an introduction to British and American literature from the eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth century. We'll read works from that period (by Pope, Sterne, Franklin, Equiano, Wordsworth, Austen, Melville, Dickinson, Whitman, and others) and think about how politics, the everyday, race, gender, and identity all find expression in a number of different literary forms. We'll especially consider the material and symbolic roles played by the idea and practice of revolution in the period.

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