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ENG234 - The Brontë Siblings


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L. Nayder

Course Long Title

The Brontë Siblings


Reading a selection of fiction and poetry by the four Brontë siblings-Charlotte, Emily, Anne, and Branwell-as well as their juvenile writings and a range of critical essays and biographical studies, students approach their literary productions in the context of family dynamics, consider the relation between literature and history in the Victorian period, examine the Brontës' representations of British imperialism and of gender and class, and discuss the interrelations between these social categories. Prerequisite(s): one 100-level English course.

Modes of Inquiry

Analysis and Critique [AC]

Writing Credit

No writing credit

Departmental Course Attributes - Major/Minor Requirements

(English: Post-1800)

Class Restriction

Exclude First Years