This unit offers an opportunity to study canonical British literature from the nineteenth century. Students will explore the response of writers to cultural pressures and changes of the period, including urbanisation, industrialisation, Darwinism, imperialism and the position of women. They will examine the works of a number of prominent authors, such as Wordsworth, Coleridge, Austen, the Bronte sisters, Dickens, Gaskell, Eliot, Tennyson, Hardy, Wells and Wilde. In a given semester the unit may focus on a specific period within the century (such as the Romantic period period or the Victorian period) or a particular genre (fiction, poetry and/or drama), depending on staff interest and availability.
|Unit name||Nineteenth-Century British Literature|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Dr Robbie Moore
Dr Robbie Moore
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HEA257, HEA203, HEN303
Five contact hours fortnightly (13 weeks)
Tutorial Participation and Exercises/Online Participation and Exercises (20%); Explication (30%); Research Essay (50%)
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