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Richard J. Dunn
ENGL 333
Seattle Campus

English Novel: Early and Middle Nineteenth Century

Studies in the novel in one of its classic phases. Authors include Austen, the Brontes, Dickens, Thackeray.

Class description

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Student learning goals

How to read, understand and even enjoy Victorian novels

How the vaunted idea of the novel as the "reality" of the time points up so many of the fictions of that time and beyond.

How three of the major writers of the time presented the restlessness of their own lives and times in fiction

How to hone reading, writing, and discussion skills.

General method of instruction

Focused discussion based on clearly stated topics

Recommended preparation

Imagination, curiosity, and the willingnes to read some long and complicated books.

Class assignments and grading

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Last Update by Richard J. Dunn
Date: 11/04/2011