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ENGL 4393 Jane Austen and Her Contemporaries (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

In this class, we will read Jane Austen's six major novels through the lens of new historicism. Thinking about literature as social process, we will discuss the cultural work done by Austen and other writers of her era, such as Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, and Mary Wollstonecraft.

Instructor(s): Beth Kowaleski Wallace

Prerequisites: None

Cross listed with:

Comments: Satisfies the pre-1900 requirement.
Satisfies the Women Writers requirement for LSOE.

Last Updated: 04-Apr-14