ENGL3416Victorian Literature (O)3 ch (3C) (W)

Examines British literature from the Victorian Age (c.1830-1901). This was a time of great transition. Many writers, starting in the 1830s, felt a new sense of modernity, a new historical self-consciousness, and pressing moral purpose. Features a brief selection of poems, essays, scientific texts, and short fiction by major writers such as Arnold, Barrett Browning, Browning, Dickens, Darwin, Dante Gabriel and Christina Rossetti, Ruskin, Tennyson, and Wilde. NOTE: Students can obtain credit for only one of ENGL 3410 and ENGL 3416.