Visuality, Materiality, and Renaissance Literature

English 308

Usual Description

This course will consider the relationship between the verbal, visual, and material in early modern culture and literature. Renaissance printed books, portraits, jewelry, perspective paintings, automatons, anatomy theaters, machines, maps, stage sets, costumes and more will be ‘read’ alongside the works of authors like Spenser, Marlowe, Shakespeare, Donne, Raleigh, Milton, Jonson, Webster, Carew, Middleton, and Wroth, incorporating a range of theoretical perspectives. Class will include regular visits to Special Collections and the AMAM. Pre-1700. Field trips required.

Time Periods

1300 - 1700

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
English 308
English 308 Taught by Wendy Hyman