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the victorian age                           csulosangeles
                                           english 468

Schedule

 

Page numbers refer to Longman Anthology of British Literature,
Volume 2B, 3rd Edition

Assignment

1/2

Course Introduction; Tennyson, “Ulysses”; Arnold, “Dover Beach”

 

1/4

The Victorian Age (1099-1122)

Mill, from Autobiography (1186-1195) (download pdf)

 

1/9

Tennyson, “Mariana,” “The Lady of Shalott,” “The Lotus Eaters,” “Locksley Hall” (download pdf part 1, part 2)

 

1/11

Tennyson, from In Memorian A. H. H. (download pdf part 1, part 2)

 

1/16

R. Browning, “Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister,” “My Last Duchess,” “A Toccata of Galuppi’s,” “Memorabilia”

 

1/18

R. Browning, “Andrea del Sarto”

E. B. Browning, Sonnets from the Portuguese

 

1/23

Arnold, “Isolation: To Marguerite,” “To Marguerite—Continued,” “The Buried Life,” “Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse,” “East London,” “West London”

 

1/25

Arnold, from Culture and Anarchy (1695-1705)

 Perspectives: Industrial Landscape (1137-1163)

 

1/30

Gaskell, Mary Barton (through Chapter 18)

 

2/1

Mill, from On Liberty (1164-1176), The Subjection of Women (1176-1185)

2/6

Gaskell, Mary Barton (finish)

1st Paper Due   

2/8

Midterm Examination

 

2/13

Tennyson, “Pelleas and Ettare” from Idylls of the King (1303-1316)

D. G. Rossetti, “The Blessed Damozel” (1713-1717)

 

2/15

C. Rossetti, selections (1723-1747)

 

2/20

Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1937-1977)

 

2/22

Holmes, “A Scandal in Bohemia” (1557-1572)

 

2/27

Swinburne, “The Leper” (1767-1770)

“Michael Field”, “La Gioconda” (2070), “A Pen Drawing of Leda” (2070-2071)

Wilde, from The Soul of Man Under Socialism (1998-2002), Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray (2002-2003)

 

3/1

Wilde, Salome

3/6

Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

 

3/8

Wilde, A Woman of No Importance

 

3/15

Final Examination 8:45-10:30am (note late starting time)

2nd Paper Due  

 

the victorian age                           csulosangeles
                                           english 468