This course surveys significant works in early English literary history, from the medieval period to the mid-17th century (1660), covering a variety of literary forms, such as epic, Celtic narratives, Arthurian romances, mystical writings and autobiography, lyrics, sonnets, and Elizabethan and Jacobean drama.


Any combination of two first-year English courses.

Course Notes

ENGL 200 is an approved Culture and Creative Expression course for Cap Core requirements.

For the focus of the course each term, see the "Courses" page on the English Department website.

Course Outlines

Please note: Course outlines of record posted may vary from the section syllabus distributed by each instructor (e.g. textbooks, assignments, timing of midterms).