ENGLISH LITERATURE. RESTORATION, ENLIGHTENMENT, ROMANTICISM

Course Code: RE126 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Language and literature • Field of study: Romanian Language and Literature - English Language and Literature
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Natalia Gloria Muntean
Seminar tutor: Natalia Gloria Muntean
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 42
Number of teaching hours per week: 3
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2

Course aims:

The study of literary texts in English, taking into consideration the literary traditions of Restoration, of the texts belonging to Enlightenment, the English Romanticism
Knowing the main literary and social background of these periods
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Course Entry Requirements:

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Course contents:

The Puritan, Restoration and Augustan Age (1625-1776). Historical and social background Britain between 1702-1776 (historical and social background) The literary background (poetry, drama, prose) Augustan literature The Enlightenment (A. Pope, Addison and Steele, J. Swift (the satire) The Romantic Age (1776-1837); social and historical background Romanticism in Britain

Teaching methods:

presentation, exemplification

Learning outcomes:

explaining the position of the literary works in the peculiar context (Restoration, Romanticism) and their reporting to the English literary traditions

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper-interpretative essay 60%; continuous assessment-40%

Recommended reading:

Daiches, David, A Critical History of English Literature, Secker&Warburg, London, 1999, -.
Ford, Boris, The New Pelican Guide of the English Literature, -, London, 2000, -.
Marinela Lup┼ča, Introduction in the History of the English Literature, Aeternitas Publishing House, Alba Iulia, 2010, -.
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