AM I TO BE THE HERO OF MY OWN LIFE: NINETEENTH-CENTURY FICTIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE WORLD
Nineteenth century philosophers celebrated the individual, but the period also saw the emergence of new forms of social control in politics, the market, and the workplace. This course examines the individual’s relation to society and the world in nineteenth-century English literature. Besides fiction, it may include poetry, drama, and non-fiction.
Prerequisite(s): At least 60% in 1.0 of English 1020-1999 or permission of the Department.