ENGL 331
Romantic Culture
Last Offered Fall 2019
Division I
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

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The Romantic period–1780 to 1830, roughly–is one of the great watershed moments in western culture. Romantic writers obsessed over the same things we do: the profit and power resident in human interactions with the natural world, for instance, or the spiritual significance of our inner lives, or the terrors and exhilaration of political and social activism. Romantic writing is durably relevant and, frequently, durably and interestingly weird. We will read a lot of poetry, and paintings and other examples of Romantic expressive culture will comprise a significant part of the course materials.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 25
Expected: 25
Class#: 1737
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: class participation and three papers, the last being longer than the first two
Prerequisites: a 100-level ENGL course, or a score of 5 on the AP English Literature exam, or a score of 6 or 7 on the Higher Level IB English exam
Enrollment Preferences: English majors
Distributions: Division I
Attributes: ENGL Literary Histories B
ENVI Humanities, Arts + Social Science Electives
ENVI Environmental Policy

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