Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue 
    
    Oct 03, 2022  
Goucher College 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalogue

LIT 266 - Special Topics in the 19th Century British Novel (4 Cr.)


(WEC) Love to read? Intrigued by classic literary works that continue to speak to us today? Come explore five magnificent 19th-century British novels from your perspective as 21st-century readers. Authors will include Austen, the Brontës, Dickens, Eliot, Forster, and Woolf. Topics will rotate among (1) Gender and the Self; (2) Empire and Identity; (3) Social Class and Social Change; (4) Thrillers: Science Fiction, Detective Fiction, and Horror. This is a discussion-centered course with regular low-stakes writing assignments plus analytical essays. Contact instructor for required editions of assigned readings. Repeatable with different topic.
Prerequisite: WRT 181 or WRT 181H or FYS 100W or CWP. Fall semester, spring semester. Wells.