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ENGL BC3170 LITERATURE & SCIENCE 1600-1800. 3.00 points.

The "Scientific Revolution" began in England in the early seventeenth century, with the experiments of John Dee and the reforming projects of Francis Bacon, to culminate in Isaac Newton’s discovery of the natural laws of motion. This was also a period of great literary innovation, from Shakespeare’s plays and the metaphysical poetry of Marvell and Donne, to the new genre of the novel. This course will explore both the scientific and literary "revolutions" – indeed we will attempt to put them in a kind of conversation with one another, as poets and scientists puzzled over the nature of spirit, body, and the world

Spring 2021: ENGL BC3170
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
ENGL 3170 001/00683 M W 5:40pm - 6:55pm
Room TBA
Ross Hamilton 3.00 37/54