20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: LIT207

Co-requisites: LIT320

Aims/Description: This module introduces students to a variety of texts - prose, poetry, drama, and non-fiction - from the period 1830-1914. The texts aim to suggest a range of nineteenth century writing which responds to issues of changing genre and form, as well as matters of political reaction and reform, philosophical and scientific enquiry, religious controversy, gender, industrialisation and histtory. There are four texts set for study throughout the course, two of which are specified for the first fortnight. The module consists of lectures, on topics related to the books and authors on the reading list, and a weekly seminar in which these or other texts may be discussed.

Staff Contact: Dr Matthew Campbell, English Literature
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars
Assessment: 72 hour Take Home Examination, Essay

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