English 671-010				Professor Jonathan Grossman
Fall 2001, W 12-3			Office Hours: W 3-5, by appt
Memorial 126				Office: 315 Memorial

Introduction to the Nineteenth-Century British Novel


Maria Edgeworth, Castle Rackrent (1800)	Penguin ISBN0140433201
Walter Scott, Waverly (1814)		Oxford ISBN0192836013
James Hogg, Justified Sinner (1824)	Everyman ISBN0460874713
Charles Dickens, Pickwick Papers (1837)	Oxford ISBN019283457
Elizabeth Gaskell, Cranford (1851-53)	Oxford ISBN0192815318
George Eliot, Middlemarch (1872)	Oxford ISBN0192834029
Oscar Wilde, Dorian Gray (1891)		Oxford ISBN0192833650

We will use the editions of the texts that are listed above.  You should
read endnotes and other editorial matter (appendices, notes on the text,

Books have been ordered through Rainbow Books, Main Street, Newark. 

They have been unable to purchase Confessions of a Justified Sinner; please find a used or library copy for class (any edition). Required Reserve Reading Excerpts from the following are required reading and are available on reserve in the library or at my office for 2-hour loan. REQUIREMENTS one class presentation-discussion (pass/fail) writing conference in November 18-20pp original research paper, due Friday, 12/14 SCHEDULE 8/29 Introduction 9/5 Edgeworth, Anderson 9/12 Hogg, Altick 9/19 Hogg, Foucault 9/26 Scott 10/3 Scott, Lukacs 10/10 Dickens 10/17 Dickens, Marcus 10/24 Dickens, Miller 10/31 Gaskell 11/7 Gaskell, Macherey 11/14 Eliot 11/21 Eliot, Sutherland 11/28 Wilde 12/5 Wilde Final 18-20pp paper due Friday, 12/14.

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