Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2024


ENGL 344 001 (CRN: 25092)


Department: English
Instructor: Browning, Logan
Meeting: 10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF TBD TBA (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 25
Section Enrolled: 11
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 1-DEC-2023 3:10AM
Additional Fees: None
Final Exam: No Final Exam
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.