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Week-by-Week Syllabus

Critical reading will be posted in the uploads page.

Week One: Introductions and essays from Sketches by Boz.

Week Two: Oliver Twist.

Week Three: Bleak House

Week Four: Bleak House cont.

Week Five: BBC adaptation of Bleak House

Week Six: Great Expectations

Week Seven: Great Expectations and Peter Carey’s Jack Maggs

Week Eight: Film adaptations (Lean and Polanski of Oliver Twist; Lean and Cuarón of Great


Week Nine: Our Mutual Friend cont. and essays from ‘The Uncommercial Traveller’ series

Week Ten: Our Mutual Friend inc BBC adaptation