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Cultural and Literary Expression in the 18th and 19th Centuries

The period between the Renaissance and the Modern Era is referred to as the "long" 18th and 19th centuries, meaning that these centuries span from around 1680-1830 and 1775-1910 – a time in which so many literary movements and cultural changes took place. In this course, the student will examine these formative cultural and literary developments such as the Enlightenment, Restoration literature, the rise of the novel, Romanticism, and the Victorian period. The student will identify and contextualize the principal characteristics of each of these movements/developments by reading representative texts. This free course may be completed online at any time. See course site for detailed overview and learning outcomes. (English Literature 203)


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