ENGL224G - British Literature from 1800 to the present
This course is a chronological exploration of British literature of the late 18th century through the present. Students read and discuss literature from the periods literary critics have called “Romantic,” “Victorian,” “Modern,” and “Postmodern.” Topics of particular focus will be historical and social issues with which British writers have engaged, including: the rise and decline of Empire, the movement to abolish slavery, the New Woman movement, the crises of two world wars, and various civil rights struggles of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Prerequisite: ENGL 110G: College Composition I. (Fulfills English or Humanities requirement.)