While a novel is sometimes merely defined as a work of prose that is of considerable length, there are many types of novels: adventure, historical,  gothic, regional, mystery, satirical, and more. This course introduces students to a variety of types of British novels produced from the 18th to 20th centuries. Certain authors will be read in selection such as Daniel Defoe, Sir Walter Scott, and P.G. Wodehouse. Works to be read in their entirety include: Jane Austen's Northanger Abbey, Charlotte Brontë's Jane Eyre, Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Charles Dicken's Hard Times, Rudyard Kipling's Kim, E.M. Forster's A Room With a View, Dorothy Sayer's Gaudy Night, and Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.

Term: January 13 – April 27
Time: Saturdays, 2 – 4 pm ET
Credit Hours: Core | 3 credits