42.337 The Gothic Tradition in Literature

The Gothic Tradition in Literature

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 33662
Status Active

This course will consider works that fall under the very broad genre known as "The Gothic." As this genre is one of highly contested boundaries, we will consider how to define the Gothic, and what exactly constitutes this form. We will look at texts from both England and America, and spanning from the late 18th century to our own times. Our study will focus on the form of the novel, and the development and emergence of the gothic novel from its beginnings in England to its contemporary manifestations in the United States.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 42.101/102 College Writing I & II.