18th-Century Literature: Strange Wonders
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

A study of prose, poetry, and drama written between 1660 and 1800, a period of social and economic revolution brought about by scientific inventions, British colonial expansion, and the rise of the middle class. The literature depicts strange and wondrous worlds in order to examine the nature of morality, humanity, urban life, criminal behaviour, love, sexuality, and women's changing roles in the period.

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