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Head of English & Writing

Falmouth University

Monarchy & Dissent

This is a second year module that covers literature and culture from 1540–1688, including Sidney, Spenser, Milton, Donne, Shakespeare, Cavendish, Behn.

Who takes it?

Students enrolled on BA (Hons) English, BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing.

Lectures that I give include:

  • Philip Sidney: The Beginnings of Literary Criticism and the Making of an English National Literature?
  • Hollow Crowns, Traitors and Miscreants: Sovereign Politics in Shakespeare's Richard II
  • Landscape and Patronage: Country House Poetry of the 17th Century
  • Milton and Gender