ENGL 221 The Novel of Manners

Spring, Fall

A study of the development of the novel of manners as a genre over the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in both England and the United States. This course introduces students to the conventions of the novel of manners and explores the major novelists’ reception and revision of prior works in this influential genre. Authors include: Jane Austen, Henry James, and Edith Wharton.

Degree Requirements