October 26: Introduction to the Victorian ERa

Please bring Anthology E to class

The Victorian Age, Volume E (1017-1035)

Tennyson, "Ulysses" (1170), "The Charge of the Light Brigade" (1235) - Lawrence 

Entertaining links: Little Rascals, The Blind Side, Wax cylinder recording of Tennyson himself


October 31: DRAMATIC MONOLOGUE

J.S. Mill, "What Is Poetry?" (1088) - Starr

Robert Browning, "Porphyria's Lover," "My Last Duchess" (1275) - Nina Marie

 

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Celebrate with some articles & videos:

Literary Obituaries


November 2: Great Expectations 1

Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, Chapters 1-10


November 7: THE WOMAN QUESTION

"The Woman Question" (1607)

Coventry Patmore, "The Angel in the House" (1613) - Janiah

John Ruskin, "Of Queen's Gardens" (1615) 

 

GREAT EXPECTATIONS 2

Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, Volume I, Chapter 10 to Volume II, Chapter 18  


November 9: PRE-RAPHAELITISM

D.G. Rossetti, "The Blessed Damozel," "Jenny" (1471) - Taylor

Robert Buchanan: The Fleshly School of Poetry: Mr. D.G. Rossetti (link). Please print at least pg. 893 for class.

William Morris, "The Defense of Guinevere" (1513) 


November 14: AESTHETICISM, DECADENCE & THE FIN DE SIECLE

Oscar Wilde, Preface to The Picture of Dorian Gray (1732) - Ashley

Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest (1733-1741 only) - Nicole

Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1709-1719 only) - Shivani

Links for procrastination: Pre-Raphaelite paintings with memes and Video on the Aesthetic Movement


November 16: Goblin Market

Christina Rossetti, Goblin Market (1496), Song--"When I am dead, my dearest" (1490)- Jerlisa


november 21: GREAT EXPECTATIONS 3

Volumes II and III (finish the novel) - Nathan

Read the original ending (Appendix A; pg. 443)


November 23: Thanksgiving Holiday

Draft your paper (Paper topics here)

Bring Anthology F next week