99年第2學期-0124 英國文學（一） 課程資訊
To guide the students to 1) get aquainted with some basic literary knowledge and skills for reading certain representattive works penned by the major writers of English from Old English Period to the Early Eighteenth Century. 2) devlop a clear understanding of the development of English Literature through different ages and periods. 3) cultivate an interest in exploring the beauty and wisdom conveyed through the masterpieces chosen. 4) be able to contextualize the relationships between a literary piece, its author, and the time in which its written, as well as to analyze them.
British Literature I is the first part of a two�year sequence of courses consisting of British Literature I and British Literature II. British Literature I introduces students to British literature from its Anglo�Saxon origins up to and including the Enlightenment. �British Literature from approximately the age of the Industrial Revolution, i.e. the last decades of the 18th Cent., up to the modern period is studied in British Literature II.�