Victorian Literature and Culture

Lewis Carroll portrait.

Lewis Carroll. Halftone photomechanical reproduction of  photograph. (No date found on item.) Location: Biographical File Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-70064. (Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.)

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MIT Course Number

21L.481

As Taught In

Spring 2003

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

The course covers British literature and culture during Queen Victoria's long reign, 1837-1901. This was the brilliant age of Charles Dickens, the Brontës, Lewis Carroll, George Eliot, Robert Browning, Oscar Wilde, Arthur Conan Doyle, Rudyard Kipling, Alfred, Lord Tennyson – and many others. It was also the age of urbanization, steam power, class conflict, Darwin, religious crisis, imperial expansion, information explosion, bureaucratization – and much more.

Buzard, James. 21L.481 Victorian Literature and Culture, Spring 2003. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/literature/21l-481-victorian-literature-and-culture-spring-2003 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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