E20A MODULE ONE: RENAISSANCE POETRY: THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY 

Week 1: Introduction / Petrarch (1304-1374) / Wyatt (1503-42)

Lec. 1:    Introduction: 

Lec. 2: 

Tutorial:    Wyatt "My Galley Charged With Forgetfulness" / Ralegh "The Lie"

Relevant Historical / Philosophical / Theoretical Readings:

Week 2: Sidney (1554-86)

Lec. 1:    Astrophel and Stella (1591): sonnets 1, 14, 21, 25, 31, 39, 47

Lec. 2:    Astrophel and Stella: sonnets 49, 52, 63, 71, 90, 107

Tutorial:    Astrophel and Stella: Sonnet 48

Relevant Historical / Philosophical / Theoretical Readings:

Week 3: Spenser (1552-1599)

Lec. 1:    The Faerie Queene: Book II (1591): Proem / Canto XII: stanzas 1 - c. 20 (not in NAP; in folder)

Lec. 2:    The Faerie Queene: Book II: Canto XII: remaining stanzas (not in NAP; in folder)

(See also:

Tutorial:    Amoretti (1595): 8, 10, 37, 54, 67, 68, 70, 75, 79, 81

Relevant Historical / Philosophical / Theoretical Readings:

Week 4: Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Lec. 1:    Sonnets (1609): 1, 3, 12, 18, 20, 29, 30, 33, 55, 65

Lec. 2:    Sonnets: 71, 73, 94, 106, 107, 116, 129, 130, 138, 146

Tutorial:    Sonnets: 106, 129, 116, 65

Relevant Historical / Philosophical / Theoretical Readings: