Not available in 2012
This course introduces students to the poetry and prose of the Romantic period, surveying texts published between 1789 and 1830. It examines the development of Romantic literature in relation to its intellectual, cultural and societal contexts: the French Revolution, rapid urbanization and continuing industrialisation of England. The course commences with an historical survey of key Romantic thinkers, and then examines a range of Romantic fiction and poetry.
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1) Recognise distinct themes and formal attributes of Romantic literature;
2) Demonstrate skills in interpretation and analysis of Romantic literature at intermediate undergraduate level;
3) Demonstrate the ability to communicate at intermediate undergraduate level;
4) Demonstrate skills in information literacy and use of technology to perform research;
5) Write analytic essays at intermediate undergraduate level.
Content of this course will vary from offering to offering, but will focus on the study of the development of Romantic literature from 1789 to 1830.
ENGL3655 Romantic Literature
Students who have successfully completed ENGL3655 Romantic Literature are precluded from enrolment in this course.
20 units of English at 1000 level
Modes of Delivery
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Seminar: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term