Let's Read the Classics, Part 3

GENINT 741.430

Osher (50+). In this course, we read and discuss classic novels by Jane Austen, Jo Baker, and Elizabeth Gaskell. 

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In this course, we continue reading well-known British authors, but with a twist. Once again, we read Jane Austen, this time focusing on Mansfield Park (1814) and Pride and Prejudice (1813). Then, we travel below the stairs and read the well-regarded novel by Jo Baker, Longbourn (2013), which imagines the lives of those serving the Bennet family in Pride and Prejudice. This book is followed by Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cranford (1853) and North and South (1855), her most famous work, which explores social justice, poverty, industrialization, and other issues in a fictional town modeled after Manchester, England. Neither part 1 nor part 2 is required to participate in and enjoy this course.

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