ENGC39H3 The Early Novel in Context, 1740-1830

A contextual study of the first fictions that contemporaries recognized as being the novel. We will examine the novel in relation to its readers, to neighbouring genres such as letters, nonfiction travel writing, and conduct manuals, and to culture more generally. Authors might include Richardson, Fielding, Sterne, Burney, Austen and others.
Pre-1900 course

Prerequisite: 

Any 6.0 credits

Exclusion: 

ENG322Y

Recommended Preparation: 
Enrolment Limits: 
45
Breadth Requirements: 
Arts, Literature & Language