LIT 222 British Literature since 1770: AH2

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: ENG 121 or concurrent enrollment

Examines major works of British literature from the 18th century to the present. Explores the historical, political, and social contexts of the works and the major themes which reflect and/or critique the social assumptions of the times. Besides fostering an understanding of works essential to western culture, the course examines how these works are still influential and relevant to contemporary thought and culture.