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EN126 History and Textuality

 

Convenors: Dr. Jonathan Schroeder, Department of English; Dr. Stuart Middleton, Department of History

Office hours: Schroeder - Tuesdays 2-4pm, and by appointment (Humanities 5.09); Middleton - Mondays 2-3pm, Thursdays 12-1pm, and by appointment (Humanities 0.16)

Lectures: Tuesdays, 10-11, A0.23 Social Sciences

Seminars: Thursdays, 1-2 & 2-3, Humanities 5.07

REQUIRED TEXTS
Bechdel, Alison. Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic. Jonathan Cape. 2006.
Butler, Octavia. Kindred. Headline. 2018.
Dickens, Charles. A Tale of Two Cities. Penguin Classics. 2003.
Sebald, W.G. The Rings of Saturn. Vintage Classics. 2013.

Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus – The 1818 Text. Penguin Classics. 2018.

Please make sure to purchase the edition specified above to ensure that we can all refer to the same page numbers. (In particular, note that we shall be reading the original, 1818 text of Frankenstein.)