200th Anniversary of the Birth of Emily Brontë

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200th Anniversary of the Birth of Emily Brontë

<p>An overview of the author’s biography, the cultural and social circumstances under which she wrote, and an opportunity to critically analyse <em>Wuthering Heights</em>, the one and only novel Emily

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An overview of the author’s biography, the cultural and social circumstances under which she wrote, and an opportunity to critically analyse Wuthering Heights, the one and only novel Emily Brontë produced during her lifetime.


SUGGESTED READING
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Introducing the author – biography
  • Analysing the context
  • Analysing the genre
  • Discussing the reception of Wuthering Heights
  • Reading the novel from a feminist perspective


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Have learned about the biography of the author.
  2. Understand the particular genre the novel belongs to.
  3. Discuss the topics typical of the genre.
  4. Understand and become critically aware of the cultural context of the time the author lived and created.
  5. Understand the position of a woman writer who lived two hundred years ago – and the need to use the pseudonym.
  6. Appreciate the legacy the 19th century women’s fiction, and its relevance to contemporary culture.