This is the expected running order of the module for 2020-21. This will be confirmed by summer 2020. Please do not purchase any books yet.
Week 1: Introduction; John Donne
Week 2: Ben Jonson’s Jacobean Court Masques.
Week 3: Essays by Francis Bacon and Michel de Montaigne
Week 4: Ben Jonson et. al, Eastward Ho!
Week 5: George Herbert
Week 6: Reading Week
Week 7: James Shirley, The Bird in a Cage
Week 8: Cavalier Poetry: Herrick, Carew, Lovelace, Suckling
Week 9: John Milton: Poems 1645
Week 10: Andrew Marvell
Week 1: Katherine Philips and Hester Pulter
Week 2: Spiritual Autobiographies: Laurence Clarkson, The Lost Sheep Found and Agnes Beaumont, The Narrative of Agnes Beaumont
Week 3: John Milton: Samson Agonistes
Week 4: Margaret Cavendish, The Blazing World
Week 5: Rochester
Week 7: Restoration Drama I: Wycherley, The Country Wife; Etherege, The Man of Mode
Week 8: Restoration Drama II: Behn, The Rover
Week 9: Dryden, Absalom and Achitophel
Week 10: Behn, Oroonoko