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Readings from Norton Anthology for Monday, 16 November:

pp 1897-1901 (Introduction to Milton)

"On the Morning of Christ's Nativity"; Sonnets: "On Shakespeare"; "On his 23d birthday" ("How soon hath time"); "On his Blindness" ("When I consider")

Paradise Lost, Book 1, lines 1-45.

Also, glance at "Lycidas".

Readings from Norton Anthology for Monday, 9 November (from p. 1370 current edition):

Donne, Songs and Sonnets: "The Flea," "The Good-Morrow," "Song," "The Sun Rising," "The Canonization," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "The Ecstasy".

Donne, Holy Sonnets 1, 5, 7, 10, 14.



Readings from Norton Anthology for Wednesday, 14 October

Note: Locate poems by author and title if the pagination in your Norton Anthology does not match that given below.

Spenser, Amoretti, all (pp. 985-9)

Shakespeare, Sonnets, numbers 3, 18, 20, 55, 126, 147 (pp. 1170-86)

Spenser, Shepherds Calendar, "October" (pp. 769-74)

Spenser, "A Letter of the Authors" [to Sir Walter Raleigh; introduces Faerie Queene] (pp. 777-80)



Readings from Norton Anthology for Wednesday, 7 October (Poems)

Note: Locate poems by author and title if the pagination in your Norton Anthology does not match that given below.

John Skelton, pp 564-8: all poems

Sir Thomas Wyatt, pp 646-61: "The long love that in my thought doth harbor"; "Whoso list to hunt"; "They flee from me" (both versions); "My lute awake"; "Mine own John Poins"

Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey, pp 661-70: "The soote season"; "Love, that doth reign"; from "The Fourth Book of Virgil"

Sir Phillip Sidney, pp 1037-1101: Astrophil and Stella (pp 1084-1101): sonnets 1, 5-7, 31, 39, 71

Eng 45A/1 Literature in English Fall 2015
Lectures 2 Le Conte MW 3-4pm

          Tentative Schedule of Readings (subject to change)

W Aug 26  Introduction: Chaucer's life, language, works
F     28  Section: Chaucer's Language; General Prologue

M     31  Canterbury Tales: General Prologue
W Sep 02  General Prologue; Knight's Tale Book 1
F     04  Section: General Prologue

M     07  HOLIDAY
W     09  Knight's Tale Book 2-3
F     11  Section: General Prologue, Knight's Tale

M     14  Knight's Tale Book 4
W     16  Miller's P&T, Reeve's P&T
F     18  Section: Knight's Tale, Miller's Tale, Reeve's Tale

M     21  Wife of Bath's P&T
W     23  Franklin's P&T
F     25  Section: Chaucer

M     28  Pardoner's P&T
W     30  Nun's Priest's P&T; Retraction
F Oct 02  Section: Chaucer

M     05  Midterm Exam
W     07  Skelton, Wyatt, Surrey, Sidney, Poems
F     09  Section: Poetry

M     12  Marlowe, Dr. Faustus
W     14  Spenser's life, language, works; Amoretti
F     16  Section: Dr. Faustus

M     19  Spenser, Faerie Queene (Book I)
W     21  Faerie Queene
F     23  Section: Faerie Queene

M     26  Faerie Queene
W     28  Faerie Queene
F     30  Section: Faerie Queene

M Nov 02  Faerie Queene
W     04  Faerie Queene
F     06  Section: Faerie Queene

M     09  Donne, Songs and Sonnets
W     11  HOLIDAY
F     13  Section: Donne

M     16  Milton's life, language, works; Poems
W     18  Milton,  Paradise Lost
F     20  Section: Paradise Lost

M     23  Paradise Lost
W     25  HOLIDAY
F     27  HOLIDAY

M     31  Paradise Lost
W Dec 02  Paradise Lost
F     04  Section: Paradise Lost

M     07  REVIEW
W     09  REVIEW
F     11  REVIEW

Final Examination: TUESDAY, DEC 15, 7-10 p.m. (to be confirmed)

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