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College Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 230 - Nineteenth-Century British Literature


A study of literature’s dynamic interaction with historical change in the period that has been called the “Pax Britannica” (“British Peace”), but also “The Age of Revolution,” “The Age of Capital,” “The Age of Democracy,” and “The Age of Empire.” Emphais on the diversity of forms emerging alongside the novel; poetry, drama, policital writing, and print journalism. Authors may include Wordsworth, Coleridge, the Shelleys (P.B. and Mary), Godwin, Keats, Byron, Tennyson, Arnold, Rossetti, the Brontes (Charlotte and Emily), Swinburne, Hopkins, Pater, Carlyle, Mill, and Marx. Novelists may include those listed under ENGL 331. Articles and manifestos from Blackwood’s, The Westminster Review, The Saturday Review, and Household Words.. Particular themes vary. Alternate years. (4 Credits)