ENG 7 The Romantic Era.

Through methods and perspectives of at least two disciplines, introduces the culture characterized as “romantic,” which emerged in the later 18th century, flourished in the early 19th century, became domesticated in the Victorian era, was repressed by the modernists, revived by the counterculture of the 1960s, and newly historicized by post-modernists. Focuses on the response of artists and writers to economic, political, and social change (particularly change resulting from industrialism and revolution) and the role of artists and writers in shaping that change. Begin with ENG 132 or RUS 255, and then take two of the remaining courses from at least two disciplines.

1. ENG 132 Life and Thought in English Literature, 1660-1901 (3) (MPF), or
ENG/RUS 255 Russian Literature from Pushkin to Dostoevsky in English Translation (3) (MPF); and

2. Two courses from at least two disciplines from the following:
ENG 339 Writers: Early Romantic Period (3), or
ENG 342 Writers: Later Romantic Period (3), or
ART 485 Art of the Early 19th Century (3), or
POL 303 Modern Political Philosophy (4)

Note: Nine hours minimum must be taken outside your department of major.

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