Lecture notes:

First Quarter


August 28-30: Venerable Bede, Ecclesiastical History of the English People

September 3-6: Beowulf

September 9-13: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

September 16-20: Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales

September 23-25: William Malory, Le Morte d’Arthur

September 26-October 2: Margery Kempe, The Book of Margery Kempe

October 4: Francis Bacon, Essays

October 7-18: William Shakespeare, The Tempest


Second Quarter


October 21-24: William Shakespeare, Sonnets

October 25: John Donne, Sonnets

October 28 – Daniel Defoe, The Education of Women

October 29 – Daniel Defoe, A Relation of the Apparition of Mrs. Veal

October 30-November 1 – Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe

November 4-8 – John Bunyan, The Pilgrim’s Progress

November 12-15 – Jonathan Swift, Gulliver’s Travels

November 18-22 – Mary Shelley, Frankenstein

December 2-6 – Charles Dickens, David Copperfield

December 9-13 - George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss


Third Quarter


January 3 – G.K. Chesterton, The Blue Cross

January 6-10 – George MacDonald, The Light Princess