An Introduction to British and American Literature
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An Introduction to British and American Literature is the best way for you to gain deep insight and knowledge of literature from the 16th century to the 20th century; covering drama, poetry, short stories, and novels. You will learn from a university professor and obtain a professional certificate after completing the course. Enrol now for a limited-time discounted price.
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|Elizabethan Drama and Shakespeare's Hamlet|
|The History of Drama||00:10:00|
|Hamlet: A Synopsis of the Play||00:04:00|
|Hamlet: An Anlaysis of the Play||00:19:00|
|Jacobean Literature and the Metaphysical Poets|
|Jacobean Literature Poetry and Prose||00:12:00|
|Puritanism & The English Civil War||00:11:00|
|The Rise of the Novel and Satire|
|The Restoration & Glorious Revolution||00:06:00|
|Early Novelists: Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding||00:11:00|
|English Satire: John Dryden & Alexander Pope||00:06:00|
|Jonathan Swift & Gulliver’s Travels||00:10:00|
|Swift’s A Modest Proposal||00:08:00|
|The Emergence of American Literature|
|Colonialism & John Smith||00:07:00|
|The Revolutionary Period Writers||00:07:00|
|The Knickerbocker Era: Washington Irving||00:14:00|
|Frontier Fiction: James Fenimore Cooper||00:10:00|
|The New England Renaissance|
|The Westward Expansion||00:04:00|
|Transcendentalism: Ralph Waldo Emerson||00:10:00|
|Transcendentalism: Henry David Thoreau||00:08:00|
|Anti-Transcendentalism: Nathaniel Hawthorne||00:05:00|
|Nathaniel Hawthorne and The Scarlet Letter||00:08:00|
|Edgar Allan Poe||00:06:00|
|Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado”||00:05:00|
|Poe’s “The Raven”||00:07:00|
|The American Civil War Era and the Gilded Age|
|The American Civil War Era & Harriet Beecher Stowe||00:07:00|
|Whitman’s “Drum Taps”||00:06:00|
|The Gilded Age||00:07:00|
|Local Color Writing: Mark Twain||00:08:00|
|Tom Sawyer & Huck Finn||00:11:00|
|A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court||00:07:00|
|Women Writers of the 19th Century|
|Female Writers & The French Revolution||00:12:00|
|Helen Maria Williams||00:08:00|
|Anna Laetitia Barbauld||00:06:00|
|British Romantic Poets and the Poetic Imagination|
|The Napoleonic Wars||00:08:00|
|The Romantic Period||00:05:00|
|Samuel Taylor Coleridge||00:08:00|
|Percy Bysshe Shelley||00:08:00|
|Lord George Gordon Byron||00:07:00|
|Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice||00:14:00|
|Emily Brontë and Wuthering Heights||00:11:00|
|Charles Dickens and Great Expectations||00:15:00|
|The Imagist Movements after World War I|
|Anti-Victorianism & Edwardian England||00:05:00|
|Imagism & Gertruid Stein||00:05:00|
|Post War Literature & Ezra Pound||00:10:00|
|William Carlos Williams||00:05:00|
|To the Lighthouse||00:12:00|
|Unit 12: The Lost Generation|
|Ernest Hemingway and the Lost Generation||00:05:00|
|Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises||00:10:00|
|F. Scott Fitzgerald||00:04:00|
|Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby||00:08:00|
|The Beat Generation & Allen Ginsberg||00:11:00|