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

Any 6.0 credits
Arts, Literature and Language