Syllabus/achievement requirements


  • The Renaissance Literature Handbook ed. Susan Bruce and Rebecca Steinberger (London: Continuum, 2009) ISBN 978-0-8264-9500-6
  • The Norton Anthology of English Literature: Volume B: The Sixteenth Century and Early Seventeenth Century (10th Edition) ed. by Stephen Greenblatt (London and New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 2018)
  • William Rowley, Thomas Dekker and John Ford, The Witch of Edmonton ed. Peter Corbin and Douglas (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1999)
  • Thomas Dekker, The Shoemaker’s Holiday ed. Jonathan Gil Harris (London: Bloomsbury, 2008)


Texts from the Norton Anthology:

  • William Shakespeare, sonnets 18, 29, 116, 126, 147.
  • Christopher Marlowe, Doctor Faustus.
  • John Donne: ‘The Good Morrow’, The Sun Rising’, ‘Love’s Alchemy’, ‘Air and Angels’ ‘The Flea’, ‘The Bait’, Holy Sonnet 5, 7, 9. George Herbert, ‘The Altar’, ‘Redemption’, ‘Prayer (1)’.
  • Ben Jonson, Volpone, ‘To Penshurst’. Aemilia Lanyer, ‘The Description of Cookham’.
  • John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi.


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