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Enlightenment to Modernism: British Literature, 1780 - 1900
ENGL 208
Spring 2008
Section: 01  

This course is a survey of modern British literature and culture from the Enlightenment to the beginnings of modernism, with primary focus on Romantic and Victorian novels and poetry. In the first part of the course, we will examine the emergence in the late 18th century of two new literary forms with substantial debts to the Enlightenment: the novel and Romantic poetry. The rest of the term, we will trace the development and transformation of these genres at the hands of Victorian and FIN-DE-SIÈCLE writers. Throughout, our emphasis will be on the ways in which literary form both responds to and shapes the movements of history.

Essential Capabilities: None
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENGL)(ENGL-Literature)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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