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HS Fin de Siècle : Course Schedule

Course Schedule ^top

14-10-08
organisation, preliminary information
introduction
21-10-08
Background and Politics 1:
dates and topics - from Victorianism to the Fin de Siècle
Socialism, Radicalism, Anarchism
28-10-08
Background and Politics 2:
Outcast London, Metropolis
04-11-08
Decadence and Aestheticism:
John Ruskin, Walter Pater, Oscar Wilde
11-11-08
Realism - Fantastic Fiction:
Literary Debates
18-11-08
Poetry:
Symbolism, Aestheticism
25-11-08
Drama:
varieties of performance
02-12-08
Empire:
case study: Kipling
09-12-08
(Deviant) Sexual Identity 1:
Women/Femininity, the femme fatale
Sexology
16-12-08
The New Woman
23-12-08
(Deviant) Sexual Identity 2:
Men/Masculinity, the dandy
case study: Oscar Wilde
13-01-09
Science 1:
Degeneration, Anthropology, Racial Science
20-01-09
Science 2:
Scientific Naturalism, Psychology, Psychical Research
27-01-09
Visual Arts 1:
Pre-Raphaelites (poetry and paintings)
03-02-09
Visual Arts 2:
Aubrey Beardsley
Roundup, Recap, Open Questions

Beardsley Platonic

Expert Groups ^top

04-11-08
expert group 01: Decadence and Aestheticism
11-11-08
expert group 02: Realism - Fantastic Fiction
18-11-08
expert group 03: Poetry
25-11-08
expert group 04: Drama
02-12-08
expert group 05: Empire
09-12-08
expert group 06: (Deviant) Sexual Identity 1
16-12-08
expert group 07: The New Woman
23-12-08
expert group 08: (Deviant) Sexual Identity 2
13-01-09
expert group 09: Science 1
20-01-09
expert group 10: Science 2
27-01-09
expert group 11: Visual Arts 1