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ENH2315 - Romantic Literature I

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: TBA


Not offered in 2007


The unit examines the birth and development of British romanticism from romance. It begins with a brief study of romance, chiefly in Spenser and Milton, passes to a study of forgery, examines the work of William Blake, and concentrates on the writings of the Wordsworth Circle: the poetry of William Wordsworth and S. T. Coleridge, and the journals of Dorothy Wordsworth.


Two essays (2250 words each; one of these essays must be presented as a seminar paper): 100%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week


A first-year sequence in English or Comparative Literature (not Cultural Studies)