ENG323H1S - L0201

Austen and Her Contemporaries


Tuesday 11 am - 12 pm

Thursday 10 am - 12 pm


A. Bewell

E-mail: a.bewell@utoronto.ca

Brief Description of Course

This course will primarily focus on the writings of one of the greatest writers of the Romantic period, placing her work in its literary, social, philosophical, and historical contexts.

Required Reading(s)

Austen, Jane. Sense and Sensibility. Ed. Kathleen James-Cavan. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press; Austen. Northanger Abbey. Ed. Claire Grogan. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press; Austen, Emma. Ed. Kristin Flieger Samuelian. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press; Austen, Persuasion. Ed. Linda Bree. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press; Anne Radcliffe, Mysteries of Udolpho. Ed. Bonamy Dobrée. Oxford UP. Additional readings will be provided on Quercus.

First Three Authors/Texts

Austen, Radcliffe.

Method of Evaluation

  • Two papers—approx. 7 pp. (2100 words) (30%) and 8-10 pp. (2500-3000 words) (40%)
  • Final test (30%).