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1
class plan
  • Jonathan Crimmins
  • Brief History of the Novel (structure) and
    Frankenstein from Two Perspectives (situation).
  • Mapping genres in Frankenstein
  • Intro to the Wikipedia project

2
Times Arrow
Country
City
agrarian feudal monarchy patriarchy
industrial capitalist democracy womens rights
3
3 Registers
ROMANCE REALISM COMEDY
BETTER ? Aristocratic
SAME ? Middle Class
WORSE ? Commoners
4
Novelistic Centuries1700-1749
  • Robinson Crusoe 1719
  • Love in Excess 1719
  • Moll Flanders 1722
  • Gullivers Travels 1726
  • Pamela 1740
  • Joseph Andrews 1742

5
Novelistic Centuries1750-1799
  • Adv Peregrine Pickle 1751
  • Tristram Shandy 1759
  • Castle of Otranto 1764
  • Evelina 1778
  • Caleb Williams 1791
  • The Monk 1796

6
Novelistic Centuries1800-1850
  • Castle Rackrent 1800
  • Pride and Prejudice 1813
  • Waverly 1814
  • Ivanhoe 1819
  • Vivian Grey 1827
  • Pelham 1828
  • Pickwick Papers 1836
  • Sybil 1845
  • Jane Eyre 1847
  • Vanity Fair 1847
  • David Copperfield 1848
  • Mary Barton 1848

7
Novelistic Centuries1850-1899
  • Moby Dick 1851
  • Villette 1853
  • Hard Times 1854
  • The Warden 1855
  • Great Expectations 1861
  • Vril The Coming Race 1870
  • Middlemarch 1871
  • Tess of the d'Urbervilles 1891
  • War of the Worlds 1898

8
Frankenstein 1818/2006
9
? 1818
  • Enlightenment Thomas Hobbes
  • Romanticism J.J. Rousseau

10
The Leviathan (1648)
The primitive
perfectibility
reason science law monarchy
emotion nature desire anarchy
11
Emile (1762)
The primitive
decadence
emotion nature right socialism
reason science property capitalism
12
Enlightenment
The primitive
perfectibility
emotion nature desire aristocracy Supernatural GO
THIC
reason science law liberal democracy
13
Romanticism
The primitive
decadence
emotion nature right socialism
reason science property capitalism Supernatural S
ciFi
14
week 3 guiding questions
  • What does it mean for genre to be a universal
    dimension of textuality (Frow 2)?
  • What is the relationship between particular texts
    and genres?

15
discussion board
  • Please post your initial reactions (i.e.,
    conversational response) to the readings and
    attach your reading notes. For this week, Id
    like you all to structure your reading notes by
    responding to Frows questions about genre on p.
    10-11 and taking War of the Worlds (Wells 1898
    and/or Welles 1938) as your example.
  • Note Be sure to indicate which version of War of
    the Worlds you are discussing and sign your name
    on your posting.
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