Vampires, Castles, Werewolves

Study of eighteenth- and nineteenth-century gothic fiction and the persistence, resurgence, and adaptation of gothic tropes in twentieth and twenty-first century film, television, and prose. Readings include Frankenstein, Northanger Abbey, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Dracula. Films and TV include Inception, Black Swan, Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca, and episodes from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

SYLLABUS

Prerequisite: Open to Freshmen who took a WR seminar course in the fall term.

Instructor: 
Undergraduate Course #: 
136
MW 10.30am-11.20am +HTBA
WR, Hu
Pre-1900 Lit w/ permission
Spring
2017