Catalogue 2016 - 2017

ENGL 355 The Development of The Novel


3 cr.


Two 100-level writing courses with a grade of "C" or better and junior standing, or permission of English chair.

Course Description

This course is a critical examination of the novel as an art form, from its origins to the 20th century. Emphasis is on major writers of the 19th and 20th centuries: American, British, and European. Works selected are by major authors such as Fielding, Austen, Bronte, Dickens, Eliot, Hawthorne, Flaubert, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Melville, Hardy, James, Conrad, Forster, Hemingway, and Faulkner. This course satisfies the Humanities literature requirement for Arts and Sciences students.