• Course Number: ENGL 179
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  • Quarter: Winter 2024

Studies major prose and poetic works from this revolutionary age to analyze the interaction between literary-cultural production and radical social change. How do these texts engage the social ferment of that era–its movements for democracy, abolition, prison reform, (white) women’s rights? What does their emphasis on imagination and social dreaming contribute to our times?

For those who declared in Fall 2023 or later, this course fulfills the following historical requirement for the English major:
-Literatures & Cultures 1700-1900


  • Schedule & Location
  • Day(s): mon wed
  • Time: 11:00 am–12:15 pm