Nineteenth Century Literature

Considers a range of literature from the nineteenth century – poetry, fiction and drama – as regards its treatment of growing up in the period. Issues covered include the recognition of childhood as a special state, the establishment of an individual’s gender and sexual identity and the opportunities and constraints afforded by the changing social hierarchy and religious belief systems.

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Course outline

Considers a range of literature from the nineteenth century – poetry, fiction and drama – as regards its treatment of growing up in the period. Issues covered include the recognition of childhood as a special state, the establishment of an individual’s gender and sexual identity and the opportunities and constraints afforded by the changing social hierarchy and religious belief systems.

Terms & Conditions

This programme gives you the opportunity to attend regular lectures in a selection of courses, alongside enrolled students as an observer. Please note that you are not eligible to attend tutorials, take part in assessments, sit for exams and will not have access to course material online.

You will be provided with a course outline to keep you up to date with the topics discussed in class every week. This is a no-stress learning opportunity.

Details

  • 12 weeks, Monday and Friday (9-10am) , 19 July - 22 October 2021
  • $355.00 incl. GST
  • The University of Auckland, City Campus
  • Presented by Joanne Wilkes

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