ENG 3504 – The Eighteenth-Century British Novel

A study of the novel's beginnings and rapid development in Britain, with special attention to such topics as the rise of literacy, the respectability of writing fiction, and special forms of the novel. Authors may include Defoe, Sterne, Fielding, Richardson, and Austen. Standard or CR/NC grading. Prerequisite: ENG-2674 or ENG-2474 or ENG-2484 and FYS-1104. IV; V