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  1. 1) Module Introduction 1 item
    1. An introductory meeting to make introductions, review the course structure and content, and distribute reading

  2. 2) The Tudor Classroom: From Pedagogy to Poetry (NPPR) 14 items
    1. Set reading: 2 items
      1. Shakespeare's schoolroom: rhetoric, discipline, emotion - Lynn Enterline 2012

        Book  Read: pp. 9-32 and pp. 120-152.

    2. Further reading: 12 items
      1. For Spenser, see the bibliographies contained in Richard McCabe ed., The Oxford Handbook of Edmund Spenser (2010).See below:

      2. The Oxford handbook of Edmund Spenser - Richard A. McCabe 2010

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      3. On humanist education, see:

      4. William Shakspere's small latine and lesse Greeke - Thomas Whitfield Baldwin 1944-1950

        Book 

      5. Shakespeare and classical antiquity - Colin Burrow 2013

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      6. Scenes of instruction in Renaissance romance - Jeffrey Andrew Dolven 2007

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      7. The poetics of primitive accumulation: English Renaissance culture and the genealogy of capital - Richard Halpern 1991

        Book  Read: especially Chapter One, ‘A Mint of Phrases: Ideology and Style production in Tudor England’, pp. 19-60

  3. 3) Hamlet: Student and Philosopher 8 items
    1. Set reading: 5 items
      1. Hamlet - William Shakespeare 2016

        Book  There are many different editions of Hamlet in the library and also many online.

      2. Hamlet - William Shakespeare

        Webpage  Online version from the Folger Shakespeare Library

      3. Shakespeare and the origins of English - Neil Rhodes 2004

        Book  Read: 'Hamlet's Media Studies'.pp. 29 - 44. Available in the Library and as an e-book.

      4. All for nothing: Hamlet's negativity - Andrew Cutrofello 2014

        Book  Read: Andrew Cutrofello, ‘Hamlet’s Negative Faith’,pp. 43 - 64. Available in the library and as an e-book.

    2. Further reading: 3 items
      1. Hamlet: poem unlimited - Harold Bloom 2003

        Book 

      2. Lecture III (on Hamlet) - A.C. Bradley

        Chapter 

  4. 4) Figures of Speech: Race, Class, Gender 8 items
    1. Set reading: 2 items
      1. Renaissance figures of speech - Sylvia Adamson, Gavin Alexander, Katrin Ettenhuber 2007

        Book  Read: Compar or parison: measure for measure - Russ McDonald. Available in the library and as an e-book.

    2. Further reading: 6 items
      1. Renaissance figures of speech - Sylvia Adamson, Gavin Alexander, Katrin Ettenhuber 2007

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

  5. 5) Ideals of Style: Copia 7 items
    1. Set reading: 3 items
      1. Love's Labor's Lost - William Shakespeare

        Webpage  Many editions available in the Library.

      2. On copia of words and ideas: (De utraque verborum ac rerum copia) - Desiderius Erasmus, Donald B. King, H. David Rix 1963

        Book  Read: Erasmus, De Copia, Book 1, pp. 11-42. Copies provided.

      3. Copia (Chapter 1) - Terence Cave

        Chapter  Available in the Library and as an e-book.

    2. Further reading: 4 items
      1. Thomas Nashe in context - Lorna Hutson 1989

        Book  Read: pp. 15-54

      2. Literary fat ladies: rhetoric, gender, property - Patricia A. Parker 1987

        Book  Read: pp. 67-96

  6. 6) Independent Learning Week (no teaching)

  7. 7) Two Versions of Neoclassicism 5 items
    1. Set reading: 5 items
      1. Titus Andronicus - William Shakespeare, Jonathan Bate 1995

        Book  Read: Introduction.

      2. Sejanus his fall - Ben Jonson, Philip J. Ayres 1990

        Book  Read: Introduction

      3. Shakespeare's Rome - Robert S. Miola 1983

        Book  Read: pp. 42-75.

      4. Ben Jonson and the Roman frame of mind - Katharine Eisaman Maus 1984

        Book  Read the Introduction. (Available in the library and as an e-book)

      5. Shakespeare and republicanism - Andrew Hadfield 2005

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

  8. 8) Defending Vernacular Literature 6 items
    1. Set reading: 4 items
      1. An apology for poetry, or, The defence of poesy - Philip Sidney, R. W. Maslen, Geoffrey Shepherd 2002

        Book 

      2. The regrets: with, The antiquities of Rome, Three Latin elegies, and The defense and enrichment of the French language - Joachim Du Bellay, Richard Helgerson, Joachim Du Bellay, Joachim Du Bellay 2006

        Book  Read: Du Bellay, ‘Defense of the French Language’. Digitisation Pending.

    2. Further reading: 2 items
      1. The literary culture of the Reformation: grammar and grace - Brian Cummings 2002

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

  9. 9) The Language of Politics 10 items
    1. Set reading: 5 items
    2. Further reading: 5 items
      1. Uncloistered virtue: English political literature, 1640- 1660 - Thomas N. Corns 1992

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

      2. Poetry and politics in the English Renaissance - David Norbrook 2002

        Book  Available in the library and as an e-book.

  10. 10) Milton’s Polemical Prose 9 items
    1. Set reading: 5 items
      1. Areopagitica; and, Of education - John Milton, Kathleen Marguerite Lea 1973

        Book  There are many other editions of this text available in the Library and online.

    2. Further reading: 4 items
      1. Politics, poetics and hermeneutics in Milton's prose - David Loewenstein, James Turner 1990

        Book 

  11. 11) EN5304 and EN5302 Essay Workshop 1 item
    1. This is a session for discussion of writing and research problems in advance of the submission of the first batch of essays.

       

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