Spring 2012 - Undergraduate Course Description
Intructor:
Ozsvath, Zsuzsanna
Discipline and Number
LIT 3312 Section: 501
Day:
W Time: 7:00 PM - 9:45 PM
Course Title:
19th Century European Novel

DESCRIPTION OF COURSE:

This course will undertake an in-depth study of nineteenth-century fiction. It will examine some of this period’s landmark, representative texts and consider their aesthetic features as well as their revolutionary critique of the world in the realm of history, religion, morality, and politics. In addition, it will study the immense intellectual and emotional changes these works have invented and foretold about modernity.

REQUIRED TEXTS:

Required Texts May Include:

Jane Austen, Emma
H. Balzac, Father Goriot
M. Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment
T. Hardy, Jude the Obscure
H, von Kleist, The Marquise of O.
R. Sobel, The French Revolution
Emil Zola, L’Assomoir

In addition, we will read texts by Crankshow, Kleist, Pomper, and Avrich.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS/EVALUATION CRITERIA:

TBA

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