ENGLISH RENAISSANCE (16th Century)

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English l15A   English Renaissance (16th Century)      Fall 1999
Mr. Nelson                                             MWF 9-10 30 Wheeler

                   Tentative Reading Schedule

NB:  Numbers = pages in Norton Anthology, 6th edn., vol. 1.

M Aug23   Introduction; metrics
W    25   NA 395-413; Skelton (434-8)
F    27   Wyatt NA 438-9; Songs, except sonnets (440-50)

M    30   Castiglione, The Courtier
W Sep 1        "        "      " 
F     3   Wyatt: Sonnets (442-4)

M     6   LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (Office closed)
W     8   Surrey  - NA 450-1; Poems (451-7)
F    10   More, Utopia

M    13     "     " ; Richard III (432-3)
W    15   Roper, Sir Thomas More
F    17   Cavendish, Cardinal Wolsey

M    20      "          "       "
W    22   Sidney, Astrophi1 and Stella
F    24     "        "       "     " 

M    27   Sidney, The Defense of Poesy  ANALYTICAL PAPER DUE
W    29     "      "     "    "    "
F Oct 1   Poems (selection to be announced)

M     4      "      "      "  "      " 
W     6   Sidney, The Old Arcadia
F     8     "      "   "     " 

M    11   Sidney, The New Arcadia; letters
W    13                                 MIDTERM EXAMINATION
F    15   Spenser NA 501-3; The Shepheardes Calender (503-14)

M    18   Amoretti (734-8)
W    20   Epithalamion (738-48)
F    22        " 

M    25   Marlowe NA 748-9; Hero and Leander (749-67)
W    27                      "     "     " 
F    29      "  and Ralegh, Poems (767-8, 1021-7)

M Nov 1   Other authors, works, and genres NA 968-67
W     3     "      "       "     "    " 
F     5     "      "       "     "    " 

M     8     "      "       "     "    " 
W    10     "      "       "     "    " 
F    12   Shakespeare NA 801-3; Songs (804-8)

M    15                Sonnets (808-22)
W    17                   " 
F    19   Donne NA 1080-2; Songs and Sonnets (1082-1100)

M    22                     "     "     " 
W    24                     "     "     "
                                       THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

M     29      Review                    RESEARCH PAPER DUE
W Dec  1
F      3

Final Examination: Tuesday 14 December 8-11 a.m.


Notes on class business.

Students are expected to attend class regularly.  Attendance
will be taken at the instructor's discretion.  Persistent
absences will result in a reduction in the final grade.

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