English 45A

Literature in English: Through Milton

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
2 Fall 2017 Knapp, Jeffrey
MW 2-3 + discussion sections F 2-3 60 Barrows

Book List

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


This course focuses on three major works of late medieval and early modern English literature: Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, Spenser’s Faerie Queene, and Milton’s Paradise Lost.  We’ll discuss the works in themselves and as parts of a developing literary tradition.  We’ll also read shorter poems by Donne, Sidney, Wroth, Herbert, Suckling, and Lovelace.

Discussion Sections

201 Rice, Sarah Sands
F 2-3 185 Barrows
202 Stevenson, Max
F 2-3 175 Barrows

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