30.255 Nineteenth-Century British Novel

This course offers a thematic and historical approach to the study of nineteenth-century British novels. Students will examine a selection of novels extending from the beginning to the end of the era and representing the concerns and styles of nineteenth-century British fiction. Novels may include those of such authors as Austen, Dickens, Eliot, Gaskell, Gissing, Hardy, Scott, Thackeray, or Trollope.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Prerequisite: 6 credit hours in first-year English literature (ENGL)or permission of Instructor.