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334 Schedule

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*Please note that all readings can be found in the Norton Anthology (NA), except the plays and an occasional handout.

 

 

Wed        Jan. 20        Introduction: The Elizabethan Court (See handout of poems)

      •     Henry Howard, “Wyatt resteth here”
      •     John Davies, from Astraea, Hymn 2 and Hymn 13
      •     Fulke Greville, from Caelica, Sonnet 17
      •     Walter Ralegh, “Our Passions”
      •     Queen Elizabeth, “When I Was Fair”

 

Mon       Jan. 25        “Early Seventeenth Century” (NA 1341-58) and “Timeline” (NA, 1368)

                                   Jonson, “On Something” (NA 1540)

 

Wed        Jan. 27        John Donne, Satire 4 (WEB)

                                  Quiz: 17th-Century History

 

Mon        Feb. 1         John Donne, “Flea” (1373), “Song” (1374), “The Indifferent” (1377),

“Love’s Alchemy” (1382), “Apparition” (1385)

 

Wed        Feb. 3         John Donne, “The Good Morrow” (1373), “The Undertaking” (1375),

“Sun Rising” (1376), “The Canonization” (1377)

                                  Reading Assignment #1 Due

And please look at the first paper assignment.

 

Mon        Feb. 8         Ben Jonson, “To Camden” (1540), “On Lucy” (1542), “Sir Thomas Roe” (1543),

“To the Noble Lady” (1550); John Donne, “To Lucy, Countess of Bedford” (WEB)

 

Wed        Feb. 10       Ben Jonson:

        • “To Camden” (1540)
        • “On Lucy” (1542)
        • “To the Immortal Memory” (1551)
        • “Inviting a Friend” (1544)
        • Paper Topic Due

 

Mon        Feb. 15       President’s Day: No Class

 

Wed        Feb. 17       Ben Jonson, “To the Immortal Memory” (1551), “Inviting a Friend” (1544)

“To Penshurst” (1546); Thomas Carew, “To Saxham” (1773)

                                 

Mon        Feb. 22       “Gender Relations“ (NA 1648-1660);

Aemelia Lanyer, “Description of Cookham” (1436)

 

Wed        Feb. 24       Lanyer, from Salve Deus (1431-36); Cary, Tragedy of Miriam, Act 1

                                  Paper #1 Due

 

Mon        Feb. 29       Tragedy of Miriam, Acts 2-3

 

Wed        Mar. 2        Tragedy of Miriam, Acts 4-5

                                  Quiz

 

Mon        Mar. 7        “English Reformations” (WEB) and “39 Articles”:1-2, 9-15, 15-20,

22-25, 32, 34 (WEB)

                                  George Herbert, “Pulley and “Flower,” NA 1721-23

                                  Midterm Essay Due

 

Wed        March 9      Herbert: Altar, Redemption, Affliction I, Jordan I, Church Monuments,

The Windows, Virtue (NA 1707-15)

 

Mon        March 14    Herbert: Jordan II, Holdfast, Collar, Forerunners, Love III (NA 1716-26)

 

Wed        March 16    Donne, Holy Sonnets and “Riding Westward” (NA 1410-16)

                                  Reading Assignment #2 Due

 

 

Mon March 21 and Wed, March 23:  No Classes: Spring Break

 

 

Mon        March 28    Rebels and Rebellion: NA 1358-67; “Book of Sports” (WEB); Herrick,

“Hock Cart” (1762-64)

 

Wed        March 30    Herrick, NA 1757-62

 

Mon        April 4        Herrick, 1764-68

                                  Quiz

 

Wed        April 6        Lovelace, NA 1779-83; Marvell, “Horatian Ode,” NA 1806-11

 

Mon        April 11      Donne, Elegy 19 (1393-94); Carew, “Rapture” (1775-78);

Marvell, “Coy Mistress” (1796-97)

                                  In-Class Group Project

 

Wed        April 13      [No Class]

 

Mon        April 18      Changeling, Act 1

 

Wed        April 20      Changeling, Acts 2-3

                                    Paper #2 Due

 

Mon        April 25      Changeling, Acts 4-5

 

Wed        April 27      Milton, Samson Agonistes (handout), lines 1-725

You might find the Intro and Summary at Shmoop useful.

 

Mon        May 2         Milton, Samson Agonistes (handout), 726-end

Discussion Question for RA #3

 

Wed        May 4         Roundtable Discussion: Redemption in 17th-C Lit

                                  Reading Assignment #3 Due

 

Final Exam: Wednesday, May 11, 11:00-1:00

 

 

 

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