Catalogue 2018 - 2019

ENGL 355 The Development of The Novel


3 cr.


Junior standing and "C" or better in ENGL 133, 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 student

This course satisfies one of the Writing Intensive Course requirements for Arts and Sciences students.