English 2323

English 2323–British Literature from the Romantics to the Present

Wordsworth’s Prelude readings: pages 322-324, 324-330, 338-343, 371-378, 382-389.

“Lady Eltringham” by J. Wadham, 1836
“Crazy Robin” by Mary Wollstonecraft, 1791

ENGL 2323 syllabus_sp2011 Monday; 

ENGL2323_TTh_syllabus_sp2011 Tuesday/Thursday

English 2323 FINAL review

English 2323 midterm review (docx version for MS-Word 2007)

English-2323-midterm-review (pdf version for Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Research resources
(updated March 2010!)

You will need a Lone Star College ID card to login to some of these resources from off campus.

Literary Criticism Research Guide, includes Literature Resource Center |  Includes most of the information in Nineteenth-century Literature Criticism and Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism.  It also has links to scholarly journal articles and appropriate Internet sites. JSTOR Arts & Sciences |  Search or browse the complete back issues of scholarly journals in literature, economics, history, social sciences, science and mathematics.

Project MUSE |  Search and browse the full text of recent scholarly journal articles in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

History Reference Center | Contains journal articles, primary sources & reference books.

Academic Search Complete |  Collection of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles. Many scholarly.

Proquest |  Collection of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles. Many scholarly.

Recommended Internet Resources
Voice of the Shuttle (VOS)
(Check the VOS Literature in English page)
Romantic Circles
Romanticism on the Net
Romantic Chronology (Mandell)
Victorian Web (Excellent)
English Short Title Catalogue
Oxford English Dictionary
English Poetry, 600-1900 Database http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/eresources/databases.html#E

Potential Research Paper Topics
Though not a strict requirement, you should get your research topic approved by me.

ENGL 2323_Research Paper

Analytical Writing Tips; MLA reference guide. See also the Norton Textbook Publisher’s site (a lot of good ideas for study and for paper topics).

Sample literary analysis and research papers Dr. Obermeier’s course pages; another sample student paper

**For citing poetry in your paper, see this link.**

For an array of library and research suggestions, see Dr. Samuelson’s English 2323 page at LSC-Kingwood.

Another course site with useful study aids: Dr. Robert Miller’s English 2323 page at LSC-North Harris.

The Victorian Era

On Robert Browning’s poetry
“Porphyria’s Lover” on Youtube

Romanticism’s Precursors

Milton’s Paradise Lost, Guttenberg version of Paradise Lost text

The Romantics

Chronology of events

See our textbook publisher’s page for text from “The Book of Revelation” and their main page for our course.

William Blake: Watercolors; Complete JPGs of Blake’s engravings for Marriage of Heaven & Hell, from http://www.blakearchive.org

Photos of England’s cliffs (cf. “Beachy Head”)

Critical essay on Smith.  Another critical essay on Smith from the Prometheus site at Emory University.

Eolian harp page–sound file

Women Writers of the Romantic Era (a good site with electronic texts and other links)


Student questions



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