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ENH2330

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Alan Dilnot

Synopsis

This unit examines some of the major works to emerge during the early Victorian period (1837-1870), with particular attention to the work of Dickens. Reference will be made to social changes and to the trends of thought accompanying these changes wherever this helps to suggest the chief characteristics of early Victorian sensibilities. Certain topics will receive special attention: childhood and education, women and marriage, industrialisation, class-consciousness and concepts of social interaction.

Assessment

Class presentation (1000 words): 20%
Essay (1500 words): 30%
Examination (2 hours): 40%
Seminar participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Alan Dilnot

Contact hours

2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

English