English 115B

The English Renaissance (17th Century)

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Spring 2009 Picciotto, Joanna M
Picciotto, Joanna
TTh 3:30-5 Note new room: 145 McCone

Other Readings and Media

Bunyan, J.: Grace Abounding; Di Cesare, M.:  George Herbert and the Seventeenth- Century Religious Poets; Donne, J.:  Complete English Poems; Maclean, H.: Ben Jonson and the Cavalier Poets; McMillin, S.:  Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Comedy; Milton, J.: Samson Agonistes; Webster, J.:  The Duchess of Malfi. There will also be a course reader.


A survey of England’s “century of revolution,” focusing on the relationship between literature, philosophy, and politics.

This course satisfies the pre-1800 requirement for the English major.

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