ENGLISH LITERATURE 1 (Da A a E)

First cycle degree in LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND CULTURAL COMMUNICATION

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: ALESSANDRA PETRINA

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: You need a good working knowledge of English.
Examination methods: Oral discussion, in English.
Course unit contents: English literary history from the early sixteenth to the first half of the seventeenth century. Analysis of the historical and social context, with a survey of the main authors and literary trends. The role of politics in literary production. Elizabethan theatre and its forms, Analysis of a choice of texts from the Henrician, Elizabethan and Jacobean periods.