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Nineteenth-Century English Novel

Over the course of the nineteenth century, the novel not only rose in literary prominence but also exploded in broad popularity. In this class, we will track the so-called “rise of the novel” alongside Britain’s expanding imperialist project. Examining a range of different genres – from blockbuster sensations like the adventures of Sherlock Holmes or Bram Stoker's Dracula to socially critical novels like the anonymously authored A Woman of Colour – we will explore how storytelling shapes the way readers understand their place in the world.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0