Courses: Genius & Gender in American Culture (ENGLH362A01)

Fall 2007

Enrollment limited to 15 students.
This course examines the cultural meanings and uses of the notion of genius in the nineteenth-century U. S. It is particularly attuned to how the concept of genius was shaped by changing ideas about gender, race, and class, and how transformations in these categories made themselves manifest in literature and the performing arts.

Syllabus: View course syllabus

Prerequisites: Two courses in English at the 200 level or permission of instructor

Fulfills: HU III

Location

Haverford, Gest 102

Meeting Times

MW 2:30-4:00