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Novels of Sensation: Gothic, Detective Story, Prohibition, and Transgression in Victorian Fiction

Course Description: 

Literary and moral value of transgressive sub-genres of the novel; what they reveal about Victorian society's anxiety over prohibited elements in the domestic and public spheres. Sources include gothic and detective novels.

Subject: 
OSPOXFRD
Subject (Full): 
Overseas Studies in Oxford
Academic Year: 
2013-2014
General Education Requirement(s): 
GER:DB-Hum, WAY-AII
Geography: 
United Kingdom