The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog, by Caspar David Friedrich, 1818, Oil on canvas, 98 × 74 cm, Kunsthalle Hamburg.

The Romantic Age

Romanticism considered in light of social, aesthetic, historical, and philosophical issues. Authors may include Blake, Burke, Wollstonecraft, William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Coleridge, Godwin, Byron, Cobbett, Scott, Clare, Mary and Percy Shelley, Keats, De Quincey, and Hazlitt.

Reading Boston
On the Page and On Foot

English Class Animates City’s Literary and Cultural Geography

learn more
Making Sense
of Ethnicity

Featured Graduate Student
Emily Donaldson Field

learn more
Featured
Faculty Member

Bonnie Costello, Professor of English

learn more