Course Catalog - 2018-2019

     

ENGL 339 - ROMANTICISM IN RUINS

Long Title: ROMANTICISM IN RUINS
Department: English
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Description: The incomplete ruins - fragments - fascinate us. The course examines how this concern forms in the Romantic Period and how it remains relevant today. It focuses on texts (novels, poems, philosophy, history) and visual art; most sources will be Romantic, some contemporary (e.g. Wordsworth, Volney, Schlegel, Piranesi, Shelley, Burke, Sebald).
Course URL: http://www.english.rice.edu