Spring 2011

Reading and Criticizing Novels

Listed in: English, as ENGL-42

Faculty

William H. Pritchard (Section 01)

Description

The novels read include ones by nineteenth-century English and American writers:  Jane Austen, Dickens, Trollope, George Eliot, Henry James, Thomas Hardy, as well as ones more recent and less well-known.  E.M. Forster’s Aspects of the Novel and James Wood’s How Fiction Works will be used as critical handbooks that address themselves to questions of narrative procedures and literary value.  Papers are directed at improving the student’s resourcefulness as a reader and critic of fiction.

Spring semester.  Professor Pritchard.

Offerings

2014-15: Not offered
Other years: Offered in Spring 2011