ENGL312 - Romantic to Modern British Literature
0101-0104 - Orrin Wang

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.


Two lower-level English courses, at least one in literature; or permission of ARHU-English department.