Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

ENG 220 - British Literature I

Course Description

This is a survey of British literature from the Anglo-Saxon era to the pre-Romantics with attention given to both major and marginalized works and writers.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

Identify and discuss major authors, literary genres, literary devices and styles of writing in British literature from the medieval era to the pre-Romantic period.
Discuss British literary works by and about marginalized-underrepresented peoples in the context of their historical struggle and contemporary relevance.
Compose essays that analyze British literary works in relation to their social, economic, and historical contexts and/or critical perspectives.
Apply current information literacy techniques to develop multi-source research projects that follow MLA guidelines.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: ENG 112