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ENG4100 18th Century Novel 3 credits 5 weeks

This course focuses on the origins and development of the novel as a literary form through the eighteenth century.  English majors will read and consider works by a number of canonical authors and innovators of the novel over the course of the eighteenth century. In addition, students will become familiar not only with important figures in the novel’s development but also with the main novel genres produced. Students will examine criminal, realist, sentimental, and Gothic novels.

Prerequisite:
ENG1000, ENG2000, and ENG2100