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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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ENG 376 - Victorian Literature and Culture

This course explores Victorian writing, including poetry, novels, plays, autobiography, and non-fiction by writers such as the Brontes, the Brownings, Carlyle, Dickens, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, George Gissing, Thomas Hardy, Hopkins, John Stuart Mill, the Rossettis and the pre-Raphaelites, Ruskin, Pater, Tennyson, Wilde. Readings will be organized around several of the following Victorian intellectual, ideological, and cultural issues: the relation of Victorianism to neo-classicism, Romanticism, and modernism; the situation of women; theories of gender and sexuality; industrialism; materialism; aestheticism; decadence; scientific and religious controversies; the emergence of psychoanalysis.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 100  or College Writing Equivalent.
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered: Variable
Course Type: English

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