Victorian Fictions II
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
This module will introduce students to a range of Victorian fiction. It addresses the content, form, and
significance of the Victorian novel (famously nicknamed a `loose baggy monster¿) and how it develops amid
the cultural, historical, and intellectual contexts of nineteenth-century Britain. It also examines the
alternative form of the short story and considers what specific kinds of narrative and narrative effects
this form enables. Authors to be studied may include Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, Lewis Carroll, Wilkie Collins,
Dinah Mulock Craik, Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, Thomas Hardy,
Henry James, Vernon Lee, Margaret Oliphant, Bram Stoker, and William Thackeray.
Assessment: 100.0% Coursework
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