Jan 16, 2021  
Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
Catalogue 2020-2021
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ENGL 350 - Studies in Eighteenth-century British Literature

Semester Offered: Spring
1 unit(s)
Focuses on a broad literary topic, with special attention to works of the Restoration and eighteenth century. 

Topic for 2020/21b: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784).  (Same as MEDS 350 ) The author of A Dictionary of the English Language (1755), England’s greatest literary critic, and the founder of modern biography, Samuel Johnson had an immense impact on British literature. The purpose of this course is to read Johnson’s works, to learn about his life, and to consider his influence on some later writers—such as Jane Austen, Virginia Woolf, Samuel Beckett, and Cathleen Schine. Robert DeMaria.

One 2-hour period.

Course Format: CLS



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