ENG 351 Restoration and 18th Century Literature, 3 credits

Intensive study of authors, genres, and movements between 1660 and 1800, including restoration drama, the mock-epic, satire, and the beginning of the novel. Literary works are discussed in the context of political events such as the Puritan Revolution and its aftermath, and social changes, especially the increasing importance of the middle class.

Prerequisite: Literature core