ENGL344 - Nineteenth-Century Fiction

Major British and American writers of the nineteenth century studied in the specific context of scientific advances of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This course will focus on the origins and scope of the science fiction genre. We will read novels paired with excerpts from scientific works. You will be evaluated through participation, two papers, two exams, and a formal debate.


Two lower-level English courses, at least one in literature; or permission of department. Not open to students who have completed ENGL379A in Fall 2005 or Spring 2006.