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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
English (ENGL)
The Eighteenth Century II
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ENGL 3481W - The Eighteenth Century II
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Continuation of ENGL 3480. Readings in significant 18th-century English and Continental writers—Dryden, Swift, Pope, Johnson, Montesquieu, Voltaire, and others—with emphasis on tracing the ways in which literary texts contain, perpetuate, and subvert social and political ideologies.
• Students will analyse and interpret, through close reading, playtexts of the long eighteenth-century. This will include attention to language, structure, and narrative strategies • Students will gain an understanding of the historical context and conditions of production of plays • Students will learn how to research and organize background material that informs dramatic texts of the period. • Students will learn how to present this material orally in a form that is clear and helpful to other members of the class • Students will understand the requirements of theatrical presentation of print texts in the period
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