Civilisation britannique et du Commonwealth - Programme A - Université Bordeaux Montaigne

Civilisation britannique et du Commonwealth - Programme A

Crédits ECTS : 3.0

Code ELP : LIA5T11

Composante : UFR Langues et Civilisations

Période de l'année : Semestre 5

Formes d'enseignement : Accessible à distance

Mobilité d'études : Oui


Victorianism  :

This course will start with a panorama of Victorian Britain, focusing on its social history and showing how the Victorians grappled with a changing world.

The second half of the course will study the political developments in the Victorian era with a particular focus on the changing role of the monarchy, and the ways this was being contested, the decline of the aristocracy and their political influence, the growth of democracy and the tensions this brought, and the emergence of the Labour movement.


Semaine 1-6 : Laurence Machet

Semaine 7-12 : Richard Davis


Organisation des enseignements :

Cours magistral : 1 heure hebdomadaire

Travaux dirigés : 1 heure 30 hebdomadaire


Contrôle des connaissances

Session 1 (janvier) : examen terminal écrit (questions de cours et/ou commentaire et/ou dissertation, 3 h)

Session 2 (« rattrapage ») : oral de 15 minutes.


ALTICK, Richard Daniel, Victorian People and Ideas: A Companion for the Modern Reader of Victorian Literature. W.W. Norton & Company, 1974

BAILEY Peter, Popular Culture and Performance in the Victorian City. Cambridge University Press, 1998

BRIGGS Asa, The Age of Improvement. New York, Longman, 1999

                        Victorian Cities. London, Penguin, 1990

CHARLOT Monica & MARX, Roland, La Société victorienne. Paris, Armand Colin, 1990

CLARK, G. Kitson, The Making of Victorian England. London, Methuen and Co, 1992

CROOK, J. Mordaunt, The Dilemma of Style: Architectural Ideas from the Picturesque to the Post-Modern. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 1987

CROW Duncan, The Victorian Woman. London, G. Allen and Unwin, 1971

DAY Gary (Ed.), Varieties of Victorianism: the Uses of a Past. New York, Saint Martin Press, 1998

GOLBY, J.M. (ed), Culture and Society in Britain, 1850-1890. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1986.

HIMMELFARB Gertrude, Victorian Minds. London, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1968

MARSDEN Gordon (Ed.), Victorian Values. London, Longman, 1998

MATTHEW, Colin, The Nineteenth Century: The British Isles, 1815-1901, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2000.


McCORD, Norman, British History, 1815-1906. Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995.

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