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Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus
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What does Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus tell us about the author and ... More

What does Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus tell us about the author and the time at which the play was written?This unit will help you to discover the intricacies of the play and recognise how a knowledge of the historical and political background of the time can lead to a very different understanding of the author's intended meaning. Less

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Literature
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Open University
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The Open University
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Cultural and Literary Expression in the English Renaissance
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At the outset of the 16th century, Europeans tended to dismiss English ... More

At the outset of the 16th century, Europeans tended to dismiss English literature as inferior to continental literary traditions; the educated Englishman was obliged to travel to the continent and speak in other languages in order to culture himself. By the end of the Renaissance, however, some of the greatest works in the English language from Shakespeare's dramas to Thomas More's Utopia had been written. In this course, the student will read and examine these works, situating them within their socio-historical and literary contexts, while attempting to determine how the art of English language and letters came into its own during this dynamic period. (English Literature 202) Less

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Religious Studies
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The Saylor Foundation
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English Renaissance Drama: Theatre and Society in the Age of Shakespeare, Fall 2003
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Intensive study of an important topic or period in drama. Close analysis ... More

Intensive study of an important topic or period in drama. Close analysis of major plays, enriched by critical readings and attention to historical and theatrical contexts. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication. Topic for Fall: Renaissance Drama. Less

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M.I.T.
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Raman, Shankar
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