99年第2學期-0152 英國文學（一） 課程資訊
|Class work and reports||25||Each student must report on the assigned work|
|Mid-Term Exams||25||Written exam of 80 mins duration|
|Final Exams||50||Written exam of 80 mins duration|
This course is designed to give the student knowledge about the major trends in the 16th and 17th Centuries vis-à-vis the major writers of the times – Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare, John Donne, John Dryden, and Alexander Pope.
Besides reading the plays and poems of the period, we will also note the changes in culture, politics, laws and justice, science (Newtonism),and the shift in Literary History from verse to prose in the development of the Novel.
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.�
Office Hour07:30 – 08:00 : FL 211 A Monday to Thursday. Tuesday 07:30 – 09:00
1: The Norton Anthology of English Literature
2: The Cambridge History of English Literature
3: Longman: “An Illustrated History of Britain.”