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Research Seminar: Romantic Geographies
ENGL 334
Spring 2014 not offered

What is the connection between literature and geography? This course will explore the relationship between mapped places and spaces and artistic production. The Romantic period is a particularly vital moment for considering this relation. How are imperial citizens and subjects constituted by the geographical imagination? How does nineteenth-century travel and tourism shape the poetry of writers like Wordsworth and Shelley? How does the geography of the slave trade and other perverse "commodity" flows change how we read the Romantic aesthetics of taste? What is the nature of the battle between rural and urban spaces in a number of Romantic authors? The course will include a structured set of workshops to prepare students to write a 25-page research paper of original scholarship at the close of the semester.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA ENGL
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on FEB-20-2024
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