ENGL3343The British Novel I (A)3 ch (3C) [W]

A study of the early development of the novel, from the beginnings to the early nineteenth century, including such novelists as Defoe, Richardson, Sterne, Burney, Henry and Sarah Fielding, and Austen. Some attention will be paid to the social contexts of the emerging genre, and to its roots in such forms as the letter, the newspaper, and broadsheet criminal biography.