SLA242H1: The Novel and the Family in the Nineteenth Century


The course examines the development of the nineteenth-century European novel in terms of changing representations of the family, with the Russian literary tradition as a case study. Topics include the aristocratic family, illegitimacy, adultery, social and political conflict, and the family as locus of inherited madness, degeneracy, and criminality. All readings in English.

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Creative and Cultural Representations (1)