Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2020

     

ENGL 344 901 (CRN: 15670)

DICKENS

Long Title: ACCOUNTING FOR DICKENS
Department: English
Instructor: Browning, Logan D.
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:55AM MWF FULLY ONLINE (24-AUG-2020 - 4-DEC-2020) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 14
Enrollment data as of: 17-MAY-2022 5:30AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
12-DEC-2020  
9:00AM - 12:00PM S TBA TBA
 
Description: How do we account for the extraordinary popularity and influence of Charles Dickens from his own time till now? How did he and how have his audiences assigned and extracted value from his writing and his life more generally? The course will focus on Dickens's journalism, novels, shorter fiction, and letters, as well as on visual and verbal adaptations of his work. Readings will include selections of texts from throughout Dickens’s career such as Sketches by Boz, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, and A Tale of Two Cities.