The Augustan vision 705

Module code ENZ 705
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

This module explores a range of works written between 1660 and 1760 and, in keeping with recent critical approaches to the period, emphasises the age’s exuberance, comic and satiric energy, and willingness to experiment with literary forms. Writers discussed include Pope, Johnson, Swift, Wycherley, Congreve and a selection of less well-known female poets and dramatists.

Module credits 15.00
NQF Level 08
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 seminar per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department English
Period of presentation Semester 2

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