Romanticism and Imperialism
by Karyn Sproles, GENG
Sproles describes how she uses in class discussion of texts like Wordsworth’s Tinturn Abbey to discuss socioeconomic and racial diversity. In this case, she explores with students how Wordsworth’s personal related to British exploitation of labor in its imperial colonies and how wealth provided Romantic authors the time and money they needed to contemplate Nature.
Below is a video of Karyn Sproles explaining the assignment. You may have to click once to activate the player and another time to play it.
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