Renoir Young Girl Reading

On these pages, you will find lectures that go along with the readings. Please read them carefully, and try to answer all the questions (in your head; no need to write down answers).

Use the links below to get to the lecture you want.

Lecture 1: Introduction to the Romantics; Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge

Lecture 2: The Romantics, continued: Byron, Shelley, and Keats

Lecture 3: The Romantics, continued: Mary Shelley

Lecture 4: Romantic or Victorian? Jane Austen

Lecture 5: Introduction to the Victorians; Tennyson and Browning

Lecture 6: The Victorians, continued: Charles Dickens

Lecture 7: The Victorians, continued: Arnold, Pater, and Hopkins

Lecture 8: The Victorians, continued: Charlotte Bronte

Lecture 9: The Victorians? Oscar Wilde

Lecture 10: Introduction to the Twentieth Century; Joseph Conrad

Lecture 11: The Twentieth Century, continued: Brooke, Sassoon, Owen, Yeats, and Eliot

Lecture 12: The Twentieth Century, continued: Woolf, Joyce, and Lawrence

Lecture 13: The Twentieth Century, continued: Tom Stoppard