This course considers literary and cultural responses to death from the period 1590 to 1670. It explores the philosophical and theological understandings of death in the period, funeral and mourning customs, and then the literary treatment of death in such writers as Shakespeare, Donne, Milton, and Sir Thomas Browne.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 English courses from 1020-1999, or permission of the Department.
Extra Information: 3 hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: ENGLISH
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