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Victorian London: Literature, Culture and the Urban Experience


  • Credit value: 30 credits at Level 7
  • Tutor: Ana Parejo Vadillo
  • Assessment: a 5000-word essay (100%)

Module description

In order to understand the ways in which literature, culture and the urban experience intertwined within Victorian London, you will cover a variety of topics.

Indicative module content

  • Theorising the City
  • London in Motion
  • Just Looking?
  • Picturing London
  • London and Race
  • Slumming
  • Urban Aestheticism
  • Decadent City
  • City Girls: The New Woman
  • Urban Gothic - Imperial Anxieties