University of Oregon

UO Insight Seminars

Continuing and Professional Education

The Modern Novel of Marriage

Date: April 4, 11, 18, 25, 2020
Day and Time: Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.–noon
Location: UO Knight Library Browsing Room
Presenter/Instructor(s): Henry Alley
Credit: Noncredit
Fee: $120
Registration Deadline: 03/11/2020

Study D.H. Lawrence’s view of marriage in The Rainbow (1915); the union of a widower and a freethinking woman in Forster’s Howards End (1910), and the touching, tragic balance between Mr. and Mrs. Ramsay, a scholar and his wife, in Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse (1927).


  • E.M. Forster. Howards End. Ed. David Lodge. (Penguin) ISBN 014118213-X
  • D.H. Lawrence. The Rainbow, ed. Wood. (Penguin) Classics. ISBN 978014144136
  • Virginia Woolf. To The Lighthouse (Houghton Mifflin) ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156030472

The texts for this seminar may be purchased from the book department of the UO Duck Store on 13th and Kincaid, Eugene. Books are located on the second floor.

Online registration not currently available for this course