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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2011
Coordinator(s)Alan Dilnot


Previously coded ENH2330


This unit examines some of the major works to emerge during the early Victorian period (1837-1870), with particular attention to the work of Dickens. Reference will be made to social changes and to the trends of thought accompanying these changes wherever this helps to suggest the chief characteristics of early Victorian sensibilities. Certain topics will receive special attention: childhood and education, women and marriage, industrialisation, class-consciousness and concepts of social interaction.


Class presentation (1000 words): 20%
Essay (1500 words): 30%
Examination (2 hours): 40%
Seminar participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Alan Dilnot

Contact hours

2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study