2021-2022 Catalog 
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2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 347 - Reason & Romanticism


The course explores the notion of “cultural age” by examining literature, music, fashion, and philosophy during the Age of Enlightenment and the Romantic Rebellion. Students read Sterne’s Tristram Shandy, Voltaire’s Candide, Diderot’s Rameau’s Nephew, Goethe’s Sorrows of Young Werther, Catherine the Great’s Oh, These Times!, Lermontov’s A Hero of Our Time, Pushkin’s Tales of Belkin, Queen of Spades, and Captain’s Daughter. All continental books are read in English translation. (Group III Humanities/Literature) (Writing Option)