ENGL312 - Romantic to Modern British Literature
Syllabus:
Section(s):
0101 - Orrin Wang

Detailed study of selected major texts from the 19th and 20th centuries Transitions from Romanticism to Victorian age to Modernism. Historical, social, literary contexts. Issues such as rise of democracy; industrial revolution; the "woman question"; revolutions in literary form. Authors might include Wordsworth, Austen, Dickens, Arnold, T.S. Eliot, and Woolf.

A detailed study of selected major texts from the 19th and 20th centuries. Transitions from Romanticism to Victorian age to Modernism. An exploration of such issues as cultural and literary revolution, the rise of empire, industrialization, modern gender relations, class struggle, the nightmare of history, and the invention of "literature."  Authors might include Wordsworth, Austen, Dickens, Arnold, T.S. Eliot, and Woolf. Requirements: A number of writing assignments and a final exam.