- Graduate Studies in Victorian Literature
Nineteenth-century Britain experienced tremendous change in politics, economics, philosophy, art and literature. It was a century of industrialization, empire-building, new discoveries, and social revolution. This course studies representative selections from major poets and prose writers, and explores the social, political, and intellectual changes reflected in the literature of the Victorian period. Authors may include Alfred, Lord Tenneyson, Browning, Barrett Browning, Dickens, Charlotte Bronte, and Wilde.