Faculty of Arts


ENGLISH 320

Victorian Literature


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for ENGLISH 320.

Description

Focuses on Victorian narrative practices. One module, concentrating on novels by Dickens, Thackeray and James, examines them in the context of the Victorian reading public and publishing practices. The other module deals with the narrative possibilities open to and deployed by women writers and features novels by Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot and Olive Schreiner.

Availability 2018

Not taught in 2018

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Claudia Marquis

Reading/Texts

Vanity Fair (Thackeray)

Hard Times (Dickens)

Jude the Obscure (Hardy)

Jane Eyre (Charlotte Brontë)

Mill on the Floss (Eliot)

Heart of Darkness (Conrad)

Story of an African Farm (Schreiner)

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

ENGLISH 320: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in English


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