ENGL 343

Gothic Worlds

Prerequisite: Sophomores with permission. We will study gothic literature in England during the nineteenth century in texts by Ann Radcliffe, Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte, Bram Stoker, and Oscar Wilde and then examine gothic returns in three films: “Let the Right One In,” “Sin City,” and “The Dark Knight.” We will explore historical, social, and psychological reasons for the appearance of gothic literature as we read critical works on gothic theory. Offered alternate years. V.2