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2015-2016 Catalog

ENG 325 London High and Low Life

Eighteenth-century London was the undisputed center of England's literature, drama, art, architecture, music, politics, and wealth. Yet alongside London's opulence flourished astonishing crime and corruption. This rich urban diversity-occasionally contrasted with life in other places is reflected in the course readings: major works by major authors from the Restoration to the Regency, with some emphasis on drama. [W]


ENG 205 and a literary history course (ENG 206, ENG 210, ENG 211, ENG 212, or ENG 213), or permission of the instructor.