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329. Eighteenth Century Fiction
Examination of fiction written between 1660-1789. Discussion of the novel and the anti-novel
using works such as Pamela, Joseph Andrews, The Female Quixote, Tristram Shandy, and
Northanger Abbey. Some discussion of contemporary creative and critical responses to
eighteenth-century fiction. Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W), or ENG 111, 201, 202,

or 215. Alternate years or every third year. (Humanities)

331. British Literature of the Romantic
An examination of intellectual, political, and aesthetic movements of the English Romantic
period 1789-1832. May focus on a topic such as gender and Romantic poetics, the Gothic
impulse, or slavery and abolition. Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W),or ENG 111, 201,

202, or 215. Alternate years. (Humanities)

332. Queering the Restoration
This course examines the construction and disruption of gender--especially on the stage--during
Restoration England (1660-1714). Readings will include comedy and drama from the period,
along with historical and contemporary theories of gender and theatre. Assignments include
papers, research projects, and performance. This course also counts towards the GSS major.

Prerequisites: W course, ENG 201, 202, 215, or GSS 171. (Humanities)

333. Victorian Literature
Poetry, novels, essays, and plays written between 1837 and 1901. May focus on a topic, such as
the Victorian life cycle, political reform movements, or turn-of-the-century decadence.
Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215. Alternate years.
(Humanities)

334. Nineteenth Century English Novel
A study of one or more forms: the domestic novel, the Gothic novel, the serial novel, the novel of
social critique. Authors may include Austen, Shelley, Dickens, Eliot, Trollope, and Wilde.
Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215. Alternate years.
(Humanities)

335. Virginia Woolf
Novels and essays by the iconic and innovative early twentieth century British writer and critic,
Virginia Woolf, including A Room of One's Own and other groundbreaking essays, novels such
as Jacob's Room, To the Lighthouse, Mrs. Dalloway, The Waves, Orlando, and Between the
Acts, and her autobiographical writing "A Sketch of the Past." This course also counts toward the

GSS major. Prerequisite: writing-designated course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215. Alternate

years. (Humanities)

336. Early Twentieth Century Literature
Texts from the first half of the twentieth century, chosen from British and American writers such
as Rebecca West, Ernest Hemingway, Dorothy Richardson, H. D., Virginia Woolf, James Joyce,
D. H. Lawrence, Zora Neale Hurston, and others. The course may include films of the early
twentieth century, and may focus on a topic such as films and literature of World War I or
transatlantic modernist experiments in literature and film. Prerequisite: writing-designated

course (W), or ENG 201, 202, or 215. Alternate years. (Humanities)

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Literary and cultural trends in the early- and mid-nineteenth century with attention to

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