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ENG 240 The Brontës: Legends and Legacies

Faculty: Hibbard
Content: Exploration of the mythology that has attached itself to Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë, including how they simultaneously contributed to and distanced themselves from mid-Victorian literary culture, as well as negotiated cultural expectations and anxieties about the growing feminization of the novel. Includes reading of their novels, letters, journal entries, poems, and juvenilia.
Prerequisites: None.
Usually offered: Every third year, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.