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Martin Kevorkian, Chair CAL 226, Mailcode B5000, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-4991

Spring 2008

E 327 • English Novel in Eighteenth Century

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
35100 MWF
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
GAR 2.128
Garrison, J

Course Description

E 327 is a course on early English fiction that will emphasize the emergence of the novel as a distinctive literary form. We will consider major fiction writers of the period in pairs: Defoe and Swift, Richardson and Fielding, Johnson and Sterne, Austen and Peacock.

Grading Policy

20% 2 short papers (3-4 pages)
40% 1 longer paper (6-8 pages)
10% 8 brief (page or less) memos (or position papers)
20% Final exam
10% Attendance and contribution


Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
Swift, Gulliver's Travels
Richardson, Pamela
Fielding, Joseph Andrews
Johnson, Rasselas
Sterne, A Sentimental Journey
Austen, Northanger Abbey
Peacock, Nightmare Abbey


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