Renaissance literature: Writing exercises

Renaissance literature: Writing exercises Over the past few years, one of the most exciting developments in the teaching of English at HE level has been a ‘creative-critical crossover’: the use of small-scale creative writing exercises in literature modules, both in...

Renaissance literature: The Canon

Renaissance literature: The Canon Authors and Texts Over the years, the range of texts studied on Early Modern and Renaissance courses has gradually expanded, and, as a result, many lecturers would argue that students are now exposed to a far richer mix of 16th- and...

Renaissance literature: History

Renaissance literature: History The shifting historicisms of the last quarter-century or so of Renaissance criticism cut both ways for teachers. Whilst the interplay between literature and the matter of history offers a multitude of ways to enthuse students, the...