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ENL 3112: Early British Novel

Course Description for Early British Novel

ENL3112: Early British Novel
Prerequisite:  ENC1101
Description: This course will focus on the historical period when the novel as a popular genre in British culture was first coming into formation (roughly 1670 to 1800). Variations will examine works by authors such as Aphra Behn, Penelope Aubin, Eliza Haywood, Anne Radcliffe, Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Charlotte Lennox, Samuel Richardson, Sarah Scott, Tobias Smollett, Frances Burney, and Clara Reeve. Versions of the course will explore themes such as disability, class, and sex and gender as well as Gothic novels, novels of amorous intrigue, and epistolary novels.
Repeatability: This course may be taken more than once for up to 6 credits.