History of English literature fromPre-Chaucerian era to Jacobean age with special emphasis on major writers.
Chaucer – life and works.
Elizabethan age – characteristics – socio-political background – major writers.
University Wits – Marlowe, Lily, Kyd, Greene.
Shakespeare- life and works.
Jacobian Age – characteristics – socio-political background- Milton and Puritanism.
The Metaphysicals- characteristics-socio-political background-major writersDonne/Herbert/Herrick.