EN 333P Literature in the Age of Enlightenment (3)
This course examines the literature of the Enlightenment and its effect on the shaping of the modern mind. Students will study the emergence of modern ideas of humanitarianism, tolerance, empiricism, and the social contract, particularly as expressed in British literature of the "long" 18th century. Representative works of Restoration drama, Neoclassical poetry, and early innovations in the novel will be covered.
Co-requisite: EN 113.