ENGL 7724 Sociability and the Social in Victorian Culture (Spring: 3 )
This course investigates how the literature and culture of Victorian Britain imagined different modes of sociability, and new models of subjectivity and connection, during a period of rapid social transformation. Topics may include the emergence of market society, the place of affect, and social discourses such as family and friendship.We will read a selection of Victorian social novels, along with poetry and nonfiction prose. Students will write short response papers and one longer paper.
Instructor(s): Aeron Hunt
Last Updated: 24-Jun-17