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ENGL 221: The Novel of Manners

Term: Spring Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F2i F4

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.

Prerequisites: First-Year Writing Seminar First-Year Writing Seminar: Daily Themes, or permission of the instructor