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We focus on three novels which reflect the dark and dangerous ideas of the fin de siècle: Bram Stoker's Dracula, Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray and Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. How does each novel deal with late-Victorian anxieties about race and class, post-Darwinian fears of 'degeneration' of the species, and the illicit pleasures of breaking with social, sexual and moral convention?

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Course dates

31 Jul 2017 to 04 Aug 2017

Course duration

1 week(s)

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10 Jul 2017

Course director

Venue

International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
Cambridge
UK
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

Course code

Gd3