Romanticism in Critical Perspectives

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Literary Studies

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students


Fall 2021

Taught By: Inessa Medzhibovskaya

Section: A

CRN: 11961

Credits: 4

What is Romanticism? When and where does it begin? Is it all dreamy or all rebellious? What works and artists can be considered romantic? The course examines definitive works from key romantic traditions by key romantic writers focusing on British, German, French and Russian authors, with shorter selections from other traditions (e.g., Italian). Readings survey signature genres invented or reinvented during the glory days of Romanticism, such as the literary fairy tale, the narrative poem, the travelogue, the historical novel, the novella, the autobiographical novel, the heroic drama, the lyric, and the ballad. Close analysis of texts will prepare and complement our analytical focus on romantic ideology and poetics; and on criticism written by and about the more famous romantics. This course fulfills the Literature elective requirement in Literary Studies. This course counts towards the Poetry requirement in the Literature concentration. After the first week of the semester, permission of the instructor will be required in order to register for this course.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Literary Studies (LLST)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: September 13, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 21, 2021 (Sunday)

Seats Available: No

Status: Closed*

* Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 10:00am 12/1/2021 EST

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday, Wednesday

Times: 10:00am - 11:40am

Building: Eugene Lang 65 W11th

Room: 458

Date Range: 8/30/2021 - 12/13/2021