Professor Florence S. Boos The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Department of English Professor Florence S. Boos
Florence Boos in Canadian winter landscape

INTERESTS: Victorian literature; especially poetry and non-fiction prose; working-class Victorian poets; Victorian feminism, issues of class, race and gender; Pre-Raphaelitism, Victorian art, socialist writings of William Morris.

Art Galleries

On-line Illustrated Edition of News from Nowhere, Florence Boos with Louisa Efner, Karla Tonella and others.

Study Questions

Comprehensive Examination Lists

Bibliographies and Other Materials Compiled for Courses

Courses
 

Graduate Courses

8:7500 Victorian Women Writers - Spring 2015
8:432 The Pre-Raphaelites in Prose and Poetry - Fall 2013
8:225 Late Victorian Literature: New Women and Decadent Men - Fall 2012
8:432 Victorian Women Writers - Fall 2011
8:229 Issues in Contemporary Critical Theory - Fall 2010
8:432 Pre-Raphaelites and Aesthetes - Fall 2009
8:224 Victorian Literature - Spring 2008
8:229 Issues in Contemporary Critical Theory - Fall 2007
8:432 British Women Poets 1850-1950 - Spring 2006
8:224 Late Victorian and Edwardian Literature - Spring 2004
8:229 Issues in Contemporary Critical Theory - Fall 2004
8:224 British Literature 1830-1880 - Spring 2002
8:432 Victorian and Edwardian Women Poets - Fall 1999
8:224 Early Victorian Literature - Fall 1998
   

Undergraduate Courses

 
8:3355 Victorian Poetry - Spring 2015
8:158 Victorian Fiction - Spring 2014
8:104 Victorian Literature and Culture - Spring 2014
8:121 Victorian Women Poets - Fall 2013
8:158 Victorian Fiction - Fall 2012
8:121 Victorian Poetry - Fall 2012
8:154 Literature of the American Midwest - Spring 2012
8:121 Victorian Women Poets - Spring 2012
8:170 Victorian Fiction - Spring 2011
8:121 Victorian Poetry - Spring 2011
8:104 Literature and Culture of the Victorian Period - Fall 2010
8:121 Victorian Women Poets - Fall 2009
8:129 The Critical Tradition: Theory and the Social World - Spring 2009
8:154 Literature of the American Midwest - Spring 2009
8:121 Victorian Poetry - Fall 2008
8.098 Victorian Lives - Fall 2008
8:029 Women Poets from Sappho to the Present - Spring 2008
8:121 Victorian Women Poets - Fall 2007
8:129 The Critical Tradition - Fall 2006
8:104 Literature and Art in Victorian London - June 2007 taught in London
8:090 Victorian Fiction - Spring 2008
8:029 Poems and More Poems - Fall 2006
8:174 Pre-Raphaelites and Aesthetes - Fall 2006
8:174 Victorian Fiction - Spring 2008
8:129 The Critical Tradition - Fall 2005
8:121 Victorian Poetry - Fall 2005
8:029 News from Nowhere: Art and Ecotopia - Fall 2005
8:104 Literature and Culture of the Nineteenth Century - Spring 2006
8:098 Honors Proseminar: Victorian Literature and Art - Fall 2004
8:161 African-American Women Writers - Spring 2004
8:133 British Novel: Scott to Butler - Spring 2003
8:103 Literature and Culture of Scotland 1780-1930 - Spring 2003
8:125 Modern British and American Poetry - Fall 2002
8:139 African-American Poetry - Fall 2002
8:179 Nature and 'Green' Traditions in British and American Literature since 1800 - Spring 2002
8:188 Victorian Women Writers - Fall 2001
8:121 Victorian Poetry (1837-1901) - Fall 2001
8:098 Honors Proseminar: Poetry and Memoirs by British and American Writers of African Descent - Fall 2000