Jane Austen and the Rise of the Novel (Virtual)

Tuesday, November 22, 2022-Tuesday, December 6, 2022

6:00 PM-7:30 PM
Three Sessions


The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description
The English novel developed from travel narratives, adventure tales, as well as Gothic and sentimental fiction to reach the realism of Jane Austen. The class will focus on selected Austen's novels, from her early parody of popular romances in Northanger Abbey to her late satire of British society in Persuasion.

Three sessions. $140/$126. Led by Elzbieta Foeller-Pituch.

Registration Fees

Registration is $140

We offer a 10% discount to seniors, students, and members of the Newberry (Associates at the Author level and above).

Contact Us
The Adult Education is available Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm. Email is the best form of contact: adulteducation@newberry.org. You can also reach us by phone at 312-255-3700. Please allow 24-48 business hours for a response.