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Module-Renaissance Europe II (Syllabus & Reading List) 2023-24-Term 2

RS201 & RS301 ~ 'Renaissance Europe II: Arts, Culture, and Knowledge of the Renaissance' [formally Movement, Revolution, and Conflict]

Classes are on Mondays, 14:00-16:00, in room FAB1.06

Module codes are: RS201-15 (intermediate year students) and RS301-15 (final year students)i

Assessment method is 100% essay. Yr 2 students-1 x 3500-word essay chosen from a list of given titles; Yr 3 students-1 x 4000–4500 word essay, on a freely chosen topic determined in consultation with the module convenors and/or tutors.

THEME: Arts, Culture, and Knowledge of the Renaissance

Week 1: Medicine in the Renaissance [Caroline Petit]

Week 2: Travel in the Renaissance [Mathilde Alain]

Week 3: Renaissance Painting and Material Culture [Maialen Maugars]

Week 4: Ecclesiastical Parody: Blasphemy or Piety? [Daria Akhapkina]

Week 5: Architecture and the Arts in Italy c.1400-c.1500 [Livia Lupi]

Week 6: Reading Week (no class)

Week 7: Renaissance Drama: Spain [Rich Rabone]

Week 8: Renaissance Drama: England [Teresa Grant]

Week 9: Intelligence and Espionage in the Early Modern Period [Ioanna Iordanou] Reading list here.

Week 10: Religion and Identity in the Reformation Era: The English Case [Peter Marshall]. Reading list here.

Link to full reading list via Warwick library, here

Essay deadline: Tuesday 23rd April 2024

The word limits are 3,500 (for RS201) and 4,000-4,500 (for RS301).

Essay questions

CSR Essay Writing Guide