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HS Gothic Histories : Course Schedule

Course Schedule ^top

04-05-11
organisation, reading test
introduction
21-10-08
generic development 1:
Ann Radcliffe, The Mysteries of Udolpho (1794) – Matthew Lewis, The Monk (1796)
female vs. male Gothic
18-05-11
generic development 2:
Radcliffe, Udolpho – Lewis, Monk
the Sublime, the uncanny
25-05-11
generic development 3:
Radcliffe, Udolpho – Lewis, Monk
the abject, the phantom
01-06-11
proto-Gothic 1:
John Webster, The Duchess of Malfi (1612-13)
revenge tragedy
08-06-11
proto-Gothic 2:
Webster, Duchess of Malfi
Shakespearean Gothic - Jacobean Gothic?
15-06-11
comic relief:
Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey (1798-99, publ. 1817)
parody
22-06-11
19th-century Gothic 1:
Mary Shelley, Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus (1818)
Romanticism
29-06-11
19th-century Gothic 2:
Shelley, Frankenstein
monstrosity, phantoms + crypts
06-07-11
19th-century Gothic 3:
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (1891)
urban Gothic
13-07-11
contemporary Gothic 1:
Angela Carter, The Bloody Chamber (1979)
feminist Gothic
20-07-11
contemporary Gothic 2:
John Harwood, The Ghost Writer (2004)
neo-Victorian Gothic
27-07-11
contemporary Gothic 3:
Harwood, Ghost Writer
the ghost story
recapitulation


Expert Groups ^top

25-05-11
expert group 1: generic development 3
01-06-11
expert group 02: proto-Gothic 1
08-06-11
expert group 02: proto-Gothic 2
22-06-11
expert group 4: 19th-century Gothic 1
29-06-11
expert group 5: 19th-century Gothic 2
06-07-11
expert group 6: 19th-century Gothic 3
13-07-11
expert group 7: contemporary Gothic 1
20-07-11
expert group 8: contemporary Gothic 2