The Rise of the Novel

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Course No: ENGL.3250-031; SIS Class Nbr: 13175; SIS Term: 3030
Course Status: Open

Course Description

A study of the British novel in the eighteenth century, as it increased significantly in publication, sales, and cultural prominence. We explore the relation between formal elements (narrative, dialogue, plotting), philosophical questions (the nature of the self, the good society), and cultural and historical contexts (industrialization, middle class culture, the sexual double standard). Along with canonical authors such as Defoe, Richardson, and Austen, students will read other popular novels form the period, as well as texts such as spiritual autobiographies, criminal profiles, and advertisements.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

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  • Core Codes: AH
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Ann Dean
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2021: Jan 25 to May 08
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1140
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: B.A. in English

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