Drama, poetry, and prose of the late Renaissance. Online access to Brigham Young University library services.
ENGL 251 (Introduction to English Studies) & ENGL 291 (British Literary History 1) & ENGL 295 (Writing Literary Criticism).
Lesson 1: The Poetry and Prose of John Donne
Lesson 2: Other Dimensions in the Works of John Donne
Lesson 3: Renaissance Drama
Lesson 4: The Poetry of Ben Johnson
Lesson 5: The Poetry of Robert Herrick
Lesson 6: The Poetry of George Herbert
Lesson 7: The Poetry of Richard Crashaw, Henry Vaughan, and Andrew Marvell
Lesson 8: Introduction to John Milton
Lesson 9: Milton's Prose and Sonnets
Lesson 10: The Heaven and Hell of Milton's Epic Paradise Lost
Lesson 11: All before the "Fall" in Paradise Lost
Lesson 12: The Fall and Its Consequences in Paradise Lost
Lesson 13: The Chastisement, the Plan of Reparation, and the Expulsion in Paradise Lost
Lesson 14: Milton's Closet Drama, "Samson Agonistes"
Lesson 15: The Poetry of Thomas Carew and Richard Lovelace
Lesson 16: The Poetry of Sir John Denham, Edmund Waller, Abraham Cowley, and Thomas Traherne
Lesson 17: The Significant Writings of Francis Bacon and Robert Burton
Lesson 18; The Prose of Izaak Walton, Sir Thomas Browne, John Locke, and Sir Isaac Newton