19th

 Novels

 

Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

–       Waverly (1814)

–       Redgauntlet (1824)

 

Jane Austen (1775-1817)

–       Northanger Abbey (p. 1817)

–       Sense and Sensibility (1811)

–       Emma (1816)

 

Mary Shelley (1797-1851)

–       Frankenstein (1818)

 

Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-1865)

–       Mary Barton

–       North and South (1853)

 

William Thackeray (1811-1863)

–       Vanity Fair (1848)

–       Henry Esmond (…)

 

Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

–       Oliver Twist (1838)

–       David Copperfield  (1849-50)

–       Bleak House (1852-3)

–       Great Expectations (1860-1)

–       Our Mutual Friend (1864-5)

 

Anthony Trollope (1815-1882)

–       Barchester Towers (1857)

 

Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855)

–       Jane Eyre (1847)

–       Villette (1853)

 

Emily Brontë (1818-1848)

–       Wuthering Heights (1847)

 

George Eliot (1819-1880)

–       Silas Marner (1861)

–       Mill on the Floss (1860)

–       Middlemarch (1872)

–       Daniel Deronda (1876)

 

Anne Brontë (1820-1849)

–       Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1848)

 

Wilkie Collins (1824-1889)

–       Woman in White (1860)

–       Moonstone (1868)

 

Lewis Carrol (1832-1898)

–       Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)

 

Walter Pater (1839-1894)

–       Marius, the Epicurean (1885)

 

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)

–       The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)

 

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

–       Far from Madding Crowd (1874)

–       Mayor of Casterbridge ()

–       Tess of the d’Urbervilles (1891)

–       Jude the Obscure (1895)

 

Henry James (1843-1916)

–       Roderick Hudson ()

–       The Portrait of a Lady (1881)

–       What Maisie Knew (1897)

–       The Turn of the Screw (1898)

–       Wings of the Dove (1902)

–       The Ambassadors (1903)

–       The Golden Bowl (1904)

–       The Sense of the Past (p. 1917)

 

Bram Stoker (1847-1912)

–       Dracula (1897)

 

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

–       The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)

–       Importance of Being Earnest (1895)

 

George Gissing (1857-1903)

–       New Grub Street (1891)

 

 

Prose Non-fiction

 

Thomas Malthus (1766-1834)

–       The Principle of Population (1798)

 

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

–       Sartor Resartus (1833-4)

–       Past and Present (1843)

–       On Heros and Hero-Worship (Man of Letters)

 

Cardinal Newman (1801-1890)

–       Apologia Pro Vita Sua (1864)

 

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)

–       On Liberty (1859)

–       “What is Poetry?”

–       Autobiography (1874)

 

John Ruskin (1819-1900)

–       Stones of Venice (1851-3)

–       Selections from Modern Painters (1871-80)

 

Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

–       Culture and Anarchy (1869)

–       “On the Modern Element in Literature” (1857)

–       “Function of Criticism at the Present Time”

–       “Literature and Science”

–       “Preface to Poems” (1850)

 

William Morris (1834-1896)

–       “The Lesser Arts” (1877)

–       “Useful Work versus Useless Toil” (1884)

–       “Art and Socialism” (1884)

–       News from Nowhere

 

Walter Pater (1839-1894)

–       Studies in the History of the Renaissance (1873)

 

Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

–       “The Critic as Artist”

–       “The Decay of Lying”

 

 

Poetry

 

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

–       Aurora Leigh (1857)

 

Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)

–       “Confession of Second Rate Mind”

–       “The Kraken”

–       Mariana

–       “The Lady of Shallot”

–       “Lotos-Eaters”

–       “Ulysses”

–       In Memoriam AHH

–       Crossing the Bar

 

Robert Browning (1812-1889)

–       “Porphyria’s Letter”

–       “My Last Duchess”

–       “The Bishop Orders His Tomb at St. Praxed’s Church”

–       Solliquoy of the Spanish Cloister

–       “Love among the Ruins”

–       “Fra Lippo Lippi”

–       Sordello (1840)

 

D.G. Rossetti (1828-1882)

–       “The Blessed Damozel” (1850)

 

Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)

–       Goblin Market (1862)

–       “In an Artist Studio”

–       “Remember”

–       “Consider”

–       “Song” [when I am dead, my dearest]

 

Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)

–       “Faustine”

–       “Dolores”

–       “Hymn to Prosperine”

–       “Laus Veneris”

–       “Hermaphroditus”

–       “Anactoria”

 

G.M. Hopkins (1844-1889)

–       “Wreck of Deutschland”

–       “The Windhover”

–       “God’s Grandeur”

–       “Pied Beauty”

–       “Spring and Fall”

–       “The Handsome Heart”

–       “To What Serves Mortal Beauty?”

–       “Spelt from Sibyl’s Leaves”

–       “Terrible Sonnets”

 

 

Secondary Readings

 

Peter Brooks

–       Reading for Plot

 

Gerard Genette

–       Narrative Discourse

 

George Levine

–       The Realistic Imagination

 

D.A. Miller

–       Novel and the Police

–       Narrative and its Discontents

 

Georg Lukacs

–       Theory of the Novel

 

J Hillis Miller

–       Victorian Subjects

 

Gillian Beer

–       Darwin’s Plots

 

Nancy Armstrong

–       Desire and Domestic Fiction

 

Raymond Williams

–       Culture and Society

 

 

 

 

 

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