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Later British Literature - Recent Courses

Courses in 18th-century British literature

  • The Long Poem in the Eighteenth Century (Snead)
  • Eighteenth-Century Women Novelists (Kvande)
  • Gender and the Literatures of Dissent (Snead)
  • Selling Novels and "The Novel" in the Eighteenth Century (Kvande)
  • Enlightenment and Christianity (Snead)

Courses in 19th-century British literature

  • Victorian Poetry and the Marketplace (Hawkins)
  • Victorian Commodity Culture (Grass)
  • Transatlantic 19th Century British and American Fiction (Daghistany Ransdell)
  • Religion in Later British Literature (Whitlark)
  • Romantic Ghosts and Grotesques (Purinton)
  • British Romanticisms (Hawkins)
  • British Romantic Drama (Purinton)
  • Comparative Romanticisms (Hawkins)
  • "Portable Property": Theft and the Commodification of Identity in Victorian Narrative (Grass)
  • Gender, Race, and Class in the Victorian Novel (Daghistany)
  • British Literature and Science (Clarke)
  • From Orphans to Ideology: Charles Dickens and the Meanings of Trauma (Grass)
  • Techno-Gothic Romantic Drama (Purinton)
  • Literature, Nature, Culture: A Victorian Evolution (Grass)
  • Romantic Ghosts and Grotesques (Purinton)
  • Victorian Sensation Fiction: Anxieties of Gender and Exchange (Grass)

Courses in 20th-century British literature

  • Yeats and Auden (Wenthe)
  • World War I (Shelton)
  • Studies in Poetry: Yeats and H.D. (Wenthe)
  • Studies in Fiction: James Joyce (Shelton)
  • British Modernist Novels (Clarke)
  • Twentieth-century British Poetry: Hardy and Others (Wenthe)

Courses in Specialized Topics

  • Developments in Narrative Theory (Clarke)
  • Feminist Thought and Theory (Purinton)
  • Histories and Theories of the Book (Hawkins, Snead)
  • Literature, Science, and Posthumanism (Clarke)
  • Shadows, Ghosts, and Nervous Conditions: Nationalist and Post-nationalist Hauntings in
  • Subjectivity/Power: The Writings of Michel Foucault (Grass)