English Literature from the Medieval Period to 1650: Neighbors, Human and Inhuman

Course Number: ENGL 101
Prerequisites: Writing 2, or 50, or 109, or English 10 or upper-division standing
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Catalog Course Entry: ENGL 101
Quarter: Winter 2015
Day(s): MW
Time: 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Location: GIRV 2128

This course will investigate humans' relationship with their neighbors (both those that are also human and those that are not) in the literature of Medieval and Early Modern England. We will approach this issue through three thematic/conceptual paradigms: Ecocriticism, Gender/Sexuality Studies, and Critical Neighbor Studies.