Romanticism to Victorianism:

Culture and Conformity

Course Schedule: Winter 1998

 Wk Date Topics and Readings Assignments 
Jan. 8 Special Schedule Meeting
1 Jan. 13 Introduction to the course 
How to access the WWW anthology
 
  Jan. 15 Novel, Gothic, History 
  • Austen, Northanger Abbey [read appendices B and C in Broadview edition]
 
2 Jan. 20
  • Northanger Abbey continued [read appendices A and D in the Broadview edition]
 
  Jan. 22 Desire, Narrative, Repression   
3  Jan. 27 Response Questions Option: last chance for Question 1
   Jan. 29 Culture, criticism, and the mission of poetry 
4 Feb. 3
Feb. 5
5 Feb. 10-12 Lyric, Narrative: Projection, Displacement  Feb. 10: Response Questions Option: last chance for Question 2 

Feb. 12: 
Midterm Test 
 

Reading Week: February 16-20 Read Wuthering Heights
 Feb. 24-26 Social Studies and the poetics of social reform  Feb. 24: Part of class will be spent on an Internet Research Workshopin the AMF-MMC (Forster Room)
7  Mar. 3-5 History, Novel, Gothic   
8  Mar. 10-12 Voice and Verse: Lyric, Narrative, Drama March 9: Internet Assignment due Monday by noon. 

March 10: Response Questions Option: last chance for Question 3 

 9  Mar. 17
 Mar. 19 The Representation of Others 
 10  Mar. 24
 Mar. 26 March 23: Essay due by Monday at noon 
 
11 Mar. 31  Gothic, Novella, History  Response Questions Option: last chance for Question 4
  Apr. 2 Fin-de-siècle sexuality and aesthetics   
12 Apr. 7  Response Questions Option: last chance for Question5
  Apr. 9 Conclusions and review  
  Apr. 17 Final Examination 8:30-10:30