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Willamette University

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ENGL 354 The Modern Novel (1)

A study of the continuing development of the novel in English from the nineteenth century to the present. Attention to formal characteristics of the genre, including narrative structure and characterization, and to literary movements such as sentimentalism, realism, naturalism, modernism, and postmodernism. Consideration of the novel as an expression or cultural, political, and economic contexts.

Prerequisite: A 100- or 200-level course in literature

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Michel, Nolley, Strelow