About the Course
In an early and understudied novel Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of ’Eighty (1841), Charles Dickens crafts a haunting narrative of public violence and private horror. He uses the 1780 Gordon Riots to illuminate a host of private and... See more
Week 1: Preface and Chapters 1–19
Week 2: Chapters 20–41
Week 3: Chapters 42–63
Week 4: Chapters 64–82
NOTE: Book not provided for the class. Please purchase the Penguin edition of the novel, edited by John Bowen (ISBN #: 978-0-140-43728-7).
Photo Credit: “Barnaby Rudge and the Raven Grip" (1874) by Frederick Barnard