UT Dallas 2016 Undergraduate Catalog

LIT3340 - The Victorian Novel

LIT 3340 The Victorian Novel (3 semester credit hours) This course focuses on various genres of the Victorian novel, including the crime novel, Gothic, realism, the detective novel, the novel of personal development, and the sensation novel. Themes include aesthetic theories about the novel in the period, how the novel reflected the vast social and political changes taking place in the era, debates about how reading novels affected readers, and the significant stylistic shifts from the early Victorian novel to the end of the era and the beginnings of Modernism. Prerequisite: HUMA 1301 or equivalent. (3-0) Y