EL 202: Renaissance Bodies: 

A Poetics of Pleasure, Pain

Course information

Office Hours: by appointment only

Syllabus (See Moodle)

Background Information (see moodle for PASSWORD)

Close Readings 

Timeline of the Long 16th Century 

Political History

The Courtier  

Notes to Lyric Poetry  Astrophel & Stella (Sonnets I & CVIII) 

The Book of Common Prayer 

Dr. Faustus 

Elizabeth I (1533/58-1603): David Starkley's Video Biography Part I  Part II Part III

Francois Rabelais (1483-1553): Images

Spencer & Fletcher

                        The Faerie Queene & The Purple Island