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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
Edmund Spenser is the major Elizabethan writer other than Shakespeare who most influenced English poetry. But students often don't know him, even though, in a way, they have already encountered him: Spenser's grand epic poem, The Faerie Queene, is often seen as a major source of contemporary fantasy literature and even of the plotting of video games. As we will see in this course, it is more, much more, than that. Knights (both male and female) are tested in perilous quests and some very strange figures are encountered in this complex and intellectually challenging work, a beautifully weird, many-stranded narrative and a fascinating mind-trip through wayward desires and monstrous fears. The class counts toward the pre-1800 requirement for English majors.
When Offered Spring.
Breadth Requirement (HB)
Distribution Category (LA-AS)
Comments May be used as one of the three pre-1800 courses required of English majors.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRGoldwin Smith Hall 158
- Jan 21 - May 5, 2020
Instruction Mode: Hybrid - Online & In Person
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