ENG-317 Nineteenth-Century British Fiction

In the nineteenth century, British fiction experienced a significant florescence. This course will acquaint students with major forms of nineteenth-century fiction including domestic realism, adventure-romance, fantasy, the gothic, and naturalism. We will study this literature in the context of nineteenth-century culture, particularly gender relations, perceptions of childhood, the tensions between individual desire and social norms, and the practices of literary production.(Literature Seminars) Prerequisites: 200-level Introduction to Literary Studies course (any version).


3 credits