ENG 240 The Brontës: Legends and Legacies
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.
Usually offered: Every third year, fall semester.
Semester credits: 4.