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ENGL 6647 Irish Gothic (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

Vampires, demons, madness, imprisonment, and murder: this course investigates why, during the turbulent 19th century, Irish writers turned again and again to the macabre themes and unconventional narrative modes of the Gothic. Writers to be studied include Maria Edgeworth, Joseph Sheridan LeFanu, Charles Maturin, Bram Stoker, and Oscar Wilde.

Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Marjorie Howes

Prerequisites: None

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Comments: Satisfies the pre-1900 requirement.

Last Updated: 12-Jan-18