Fall 2013 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions

Michaelson, Pat
Discipline and Number
LIT 3319 Section 001
TR Time 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Course Title
Survey of British Lit, 1800-1950

Description of Course:

This will be a traditional survey of major trends in British literature from 1800 to 1950. We will read a mix of poetry, drama, and fiction, looking at how each text both represents aspects of its culture and adds to the literary tradition. Authors to be discussed include Wordsworth, Shelley, Tennyson, Bronte, Dickens, Doyle, Wilde, Kipling, Sassoon, Woolf, Eliot, Isherwood, and Auden.

Required Texts:

Damrosch, Dettmar, et al, eds. _Masters of British Literature_, volume B
M. Shelley, _Frankenstein_ (Penguin edition)
C. Bronte, _Jane Eyre_ (Penguin edition)
V. Woolf, _Mrs. Dalloway_ (Mariner annotated edition)

Course Requirements/Evaluation Criteria:

40% preparation, attendance, class participation, and short homeworks
60% 3 in-class exams

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