ENGL 3544 - The Long Eighteenth Century: Satire, Sense, and Sentiment from Behn to Austen Course uri icon



  • Examines the literature and culture of the "long eighteenth century" (1660-1815), when satire ruled, the novel rose to prominence, philosophers challenged authority, and romanticism took hold. Studies how authors used evolving forms to confront and buttress authority and ask what being human means: Is it to reason and feel? To trade and own things? To be free?