Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

6 courses, 66 lectures
10:00:01

English Literature

Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

In this course, Professor Nick Groom (University of Exeter) explores Robert Louis Stevenson’s ‘Strange Case of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde’. As we move through the course, we consider a number of topics including the novel’s interest...

5 lectures

0:52:47

Prof. Nick Groom

Exeter University

English Literature

Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Stevenson: Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

In this course, Professor John McRae (University of Nottingham) explores Robert Louis Stevenson’s ‘Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’. In the first two modules, we provide a broad introduction to the social, historical,...

19 lectures

3:18:17

Prof. John McRae

Nottingham University

English Literature

Gothic Literature

Gothic Literature

For many, the genre of gothic horror is epitomised by the novels Frankenstein and Dracula. In this course, we explore the origins of the genre through lesser-known, but no less influential works, the Castle of Otranto (1764)...

16 lectures

1:23:46

Dr Elly McCausland

York University

English Literature

Gothic Literature

Gothic Literature

In this course, we explore the history of the Gothic novel, beginning with Horace Walpole’s The Castle of Otranto, and finishing with the literature (and films) of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries that have been...

14 lectures

2:09:05

Prof. John McRae

Nottingham University

English Literature

Victorian Literature and Darwin's Origin of Species

Victorian Literature and Darwin's Origin of Species

In this course, Dr Will Abberley (University of Oxford) explores the influence of Charles Darwin's 'Origin of Species' on contemporary works of Victorian literature: 'Great Expectations' by Charles Dickens, 'The Coming Race' by...

4 lectures

0:40:37

Dr Will Abberley

Oxford University

English Literature

The Supernatural: A Complete History

The Supernatural: A Complete History

In this course, Professor Nick Groom (University of Exeter) explores the history of the supernatural in English and American literature. The course begins by thinking about two of the key sources of supernatural literature,...

8 lectures

1:35:29

Prof. Nick Groom

Exeter University