ADEN 3025 From Gothic to Sublime: A Survey of 19th Century British Literature (Spring: 4 )
Coinciding with the expanding Imperial Empire, 19th century Britain experienced great advances in both education and technology, leading to greater literacy among the populace, as well as mass production in the publishing industry. As such, popular literature emerged. This course explores the poetry and short fiction of the Romantic and Victorian eras, considering how the literature of the period reflects the social and political sensibilities of the age. Highlighted authors include Wordsworth, Keats, Browning, Rossetti, Tennyson, Wilde, Dickens and Kipling.
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