Rise of the Novel

Course Number: 
HUL 235
LTP structure: 
3-1-0
Discipline: 
Literature
Credit: 
4.0

Pre-requisite

NLN 100

Course Objective

The socio-politcal contexts which lead to the rise of the novel in Europe – the emergence of print, the expansion of literacy, and the establishment of capitalism. Through a close reading of selected texts accompanying concepts like the rise of the modern individual, varied narrative techniques and national consciousness. The emerging sub-genres of the novel – the comic, the picaresque, the historical novel and the realist novel. The linkage of the novel to the colonial project and its influence on world literature.

Faculty

Course Content

Check Course Outline for Semester Two 2015-16. http://web.iitd.ac.in/~arjunghosh/courses/hul235-1502/hul235-1502.html
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