Schedule of Readings and Tasks

ENGL 623: The Neo-Victorian Novel


Gloria Jones

William Naufftus

Fall 2005

ENGL 623

Aug. 23 Course Intro & Great Expectations

Aug. 30 Conan Doyle, "A Scandal in Bohemia" and "The Final Problem"; Meyer, The Seven Per-Cent Solution

Sept. 6 Great Expectations concluded, Jack Maggs

Sept. 13 Jack Maggs concluded

Sept. 20 The Siege of Krishnapur

Sept. 27 The Poor Things

Oct. 4 "The Beast in the Jungle," Tipping the Velvet (film), The Master

Oct. 11 The Master concluded


Oct. 25 The French Lieutenant’s Woman

Nov. 1 Browning and Rossetti poems, Possession

Nov. 8 Possession concluded, discussion of Turner

Nov. 15 The Dark Clue

Nov. 22 Chatterton

Nov. 25-27 DRAFT of Critical Paper DUE

Nov. 29 The Gate of Angles – Montague Rhodes James short story

Dec. 5 CRITICAL PAPER DUE by 6:30 pm

Dec. 10 Saturday, 11:30 – EXAM


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