Welcome to the Department of English at Rutgers University

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This course offers an introduction to poetry and fiction written in England at the turn of the nineteenth century.  We will focus on a variety of Romantic literary experiments in form, genre, and community representation.  We will also focus on literary responses to Romantic-period cultural changes and social realities.  Our final unit will consider the Romantic inheritance in contemporary experimental literature.

Course Requirements: regular attendance and active participation; a creative paper with a critical coda; two critical essays; a final exam.

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