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English 271. Nineteenth-Century Narrative

The 19th century had many different storytelling modes, from the satirical romances of Jane Austen to the psychological realism of George Eliot to the ghost stories of Dickens and the detective tales of Arthur Conan Doyle. This course provides an overview of the many kinds of narrative loved by 19th-century Britons and helps students develop skills in close reading as well as historical and cultural analysis.