Courses: Genius & Gender in American Culture (ENGLH362A01)
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
Haverford, Gest 102