English 246C


Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
1 Fall 2014 Knapp, Jeffrey
W 3-6 note new location: 202 Wheeler

Book List

Bevington and Maus, eds.: English Renaissance Drama; Castiglione: Book of the Courtier; Machiavelli: The Prince; More: Utopia; Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV; Shakespeare: Hamlet; Shakespeare: The Merchant of Venice; Sidney: Arcadia; Sidney: Defense of Poetry; Spenser: Edmund Spenser's Poetry, 4th ed.

Other Readings and Media

A course reader


This survey course will focus on the poetry, drama, and prose literature of sixteenth-century England.  We'll also read key works from the past fifty years of literary scholarship on the period.

Whenever possible, readings will be uploaded to bSpace.

This course satisfies the Group 2 (Medieval through 16th-century) requirement.

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