English 290. The Brontės
Winter term 2004
Direct comments and questions to Professor Suzanne Keen.
A close study of the works of Anne,
Charlotte, and Emily Brontė, with attention to their influence
by the Arabian Nights, the English Romantic poets, fairy tales,
and gothic fiction. Elizabeth Gaskell's Life of Charlotte
Brontė will provide a Victorian view of the most well-known
of the three Brontė sisters. The course emphasizes the process
of writing a research paper in stages; a sequence of writing
assignments will culminate in a 3500-4000 word seminar paper.
Receiving a grade of 59 or lower on the objective final
examination results in an E grade, or conditional failure.See the
course catalog for details on removal of an E grade.
Brontė, Anne. The Tenant of Wildfell
. Agnes Grey
Brontė, Charlotte. Jane Eyre. Norton Critical Edition.
. The Professor
Brontė, Emily, Wuthering Heights. Norton Critical Edition.
. The Complete Poems of Emily Jane Bronte
Gaskell, Elizabeth. The Life of Charlotte Bronte
Barker, Juliet R. V. ed. The Brontės: Life in Letters
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