Nineteenth Century Literature ENGL200

David Suchet in his unforgettable role as Lady Bracknell in the 19th Century’s most satirical send up of its institutions, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest

The Victorian Age

Today we began exploring the period between 1837 and 1901. This was a time of huge industrial expansion and a widening rift between those who had everything and those who had nothing. This lecture explores the way these concerns was expressed in the literature of the age. Audio Recording:

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