Victorian Medievalism Fall 2021

Medieval Painting of Man and Woman

The Victorian Medievalism (ENL 4210-U01) course will explore Victorian literature and art in parallel with the medieval texts it sought to emulate. Victorian medievalism encompasses the pervasive reproduction and reinvention of medieval literature, themes and ideals in the 19th century. Victorian medievalism emerged in many generic forms including poetry, prose, retellings of folk legends, paintings, cartoons, statues and the architecture of the Gothic Revival. Victorian writers engaged with many aspects of the Middle Ages.

Fulfills Requirement: Early and Late Literature

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Amy Huseby will teach this course at the Modest A. Maidique Campus on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:30 -1:45 p.m.

Huseby received her Ph.D. in English Language and Literature from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017. She regularly teaches upper- and lower-division courses, including a variety of popular courses in the major on British literature of the long nineteenth century.