Feb 09, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ENGL 4600 - Literary Cult of the Virgin Queen


3 cr. 3 hr. Offered every fourth semester.

Representations of England’s controversial “Virgin Queen” (1558-1603) were central to the nation’s literary, artistic, and cultural life. This course examines key texts about Elizabeth I by contemporary writers and courtiers like Philip Sidney, Edmund Spenser, Walter Ralegh and William Shakespeare, as well as literature by lesser-known male and female writers of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 1200  and satisfactory completion of one 3 cr. literature course at the 2000 or 3000 level, or permission of instructor.



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