Units of Study

ENGL2629 - Victorian Literature

Winter Main, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Assoc Prof Vanessa Smith

Description

An exploration of literature, culture and Empire in the Victorian period. The unit will develop detailed, historicised readings of key Victorian literary texts. Areas of focus will include Victorian morality, the country and the city, evolution and the novel, the politics of Empire, and 'Victorian Things'.

Assessments

1x500wd equivalent debate (10%), 1x500wd debate assignment (20%), 1x2000wd essay (30%) and 1x1.5-hr exam (40%)

Textbooks

Additional material will be included in a course reader and/or on WebCT

Classes

2x1-hr lectures/week and 1x1 tutorial/week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points of English

Prohibitions

ENGL2029

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