Topics for 2nd Undergraduate

Critical Paper

English 430

Spring 1999



1) Mourning, melancholy, and male love: "In Memoriam."

2) Selfless love as the pattern for self-interested love: "In Memoriam."

3) Heroic mourning: "In Memoriam."

4) The Games Ethos and Male Violence: Tom Brown’s Schooldays.

5) Tom Brown and the Desire for Authority.

6) Rugby and Empire.

7) Asceticism vs. Physicality: Newman contra Kingsley.

8) She and the Erotic Appeal of Tombs.

9) Male Fear of Female Knowledge: She.

10) Narrative as Male Inheritance: She.