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LITR325 - Gothic Literature


Gothic Literature is designed to give students an overview of the genre of Gothic fiction, starting with its roots in 17th Century England and ending with 20th Century American fiction. The course will analyze how the tradition began, evolved, and was influenced by important cultural traditions including romanticism, enlightenment, and women’s rights. Readings in the course include novels, plays, poetry, and short stories, as all have been used in the Gothic tradition. Authors studied in the course include John Milton, Lord Byron, Ann Radcliffe, Charlotte Bronte, Jane Austen, Edgar Allen Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, William Faulkner, Flannery O’Connor, and Joyce Carol Oates. Prereq: ENGL102 or ENGL200





Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials

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