BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

British Literary History 2

ENGL 292


$ 564.00

Instructor: Trenton L Hickman PhD
Credits: 3.00

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ENGL 251 (Introduction to English Studies) or concurrent enrollment.


Development of ideas, movements, genres, and styles in later English literature as illustrated through representative texts. Online access to Brigham Young University library services.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Romantic Period
Lesson 2: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
Lesson 3: Selections from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
Lesson 4: Selections from Lyrical Ballads and Other Writings by William Wordsworth, and The Alfoxden and Grasmere Journals by Dorothy Wordsworth
Lesson 5: The Rime of the Ancient Mariner and Other Writings by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Lesson 6: Selected Poems and Letters by John Keats
Lesson 7: Introduction to the Victorian Period
Lesson 8: Selected Poems by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Lesson 9: Selected Poems by Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Lesson 10: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Lesson 11: Selected Poems by Dante Gabriel and Christina Rossetti
Lesson 12: Readings on "The Woman Question"
Lesson 13: Introduction to the Modern Period
Lesson 14: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Lesson 15: Selected Poems by William Butler Yeats
Lesson 16: Selected Writings by Virginia Woolf
Lesson 17: "The Dead" by James Joyce
Lesson 18: Selected Poems and Criticism by T.S. Eliot

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.