English 45A

Literature in English: Through Milton

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2014 Knapp, Jeffrey
MW 12-1 + discussion sections F 12-1 2 Le Conte

Book List

Chaucer, Geoffrey: The Canterbury Tales; Donne, John: The Complete English Poems; Milton, John: Paradise Lost; Spenser, Edmund: Edmund Spenser's Poetry


This course will focus on three extraordinary works of late medieval and early modern English literature:  Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Spenser's Faerie Queene, and Milton's Paradise Lost.  We'll consider the works in themselves and as parts of a developing literary tradition.  We'll also discuss poems by John Donne, Sir Philip Sidney, Lady Mary Wroth, and George Herbert.

Please note that this class will first meet on Wednesday, September 3; discussion sections will not start being held until Friday, September 5.

Discussion Sections

101 Weiner, Joshua J
F 12-1 136 Barrows
102 Mansky, Joseph
F 12-1 200 Wheeler
103 Crosson, Chad Gregory
F 12-1 175 Barrows

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