English 203

Graduate Readings: The Novel and Romanticism

Section Semester Instructor Time Location Course Areas
6 Spring 2008 Duncan, Ian
TTh 11-12:30 289 Dwinelle Graduate Courses

Book List
Austen, J.: Northanger Abbey, Persuasion; Edgeworth, M.: Castle Rackrent and Ennui; Godwin, W.: Caleb Williams; Hogg, J.: Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner; Radcliffe, A.: The Romance of the Forest; Scott, W.: Waverley, The Antiquary; Shelley, M.: Frankenstein; Smith, C.: Desmond; Walpole, H.: The Castle of Otranto

We will read major works of Gothic, Jacobin, domestic, regional, national and historical fiction, published in Great Britain between 1764 and 1824, in relation to the literary and historical contexts of British Romanticism. Critical readings will be assigned. Course requirements will include a short (3-page) paper plus two 8-10 page papers and one or two in-class presentations.

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