ENGL BC3174 The Age of Johnson. 3 points.
BC: Fulfillment of General Education Requirement: Literature (LIT).
Not offered during 2018-19 academic year.
The works of Johnson, Boswell, and their contemporaries in historic context; rise of the novel (Richardson, Fielding, and Sterne); poets from Pope to Blake and Wordsworth; women writers from Carter to Collier to Wollstonecraft; working class writers; topics include slavery and abolition in literature, the democratization of culture, and the transition to romanticism.