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The Bible

ENGL 016.302
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Sector 2: Difference and Diaspora of the Standard Major

In this course, we will be reading both the Jewish and the Christian scriptures, with particular attention to English translations of Genesis, the Psalms, and the Gospels. While the main focus will be on the scriptural texts, we will also be exploring how Medieval and Renaissance drama, poetry, woodcuts, engravings and paintings incorporated and transformed those texts. Readings for the course will include selections from the King James Bible, other biblical translations, and the poetry of John Donne, George Herbert, and John Milton.