Reading and DiscussionExploring Ideas through Books
The Rise of the English Novel
How did the modern novel arise? What were the first true novels like? This series was created by VHC Scholar Eric Bye in conjunction with the Dorset Free Library and first funded by a VHC grant to the library.
Books in this Series
- Tobias Smollett, The Expedition of Humphrey Clinker
- Daniel Defoe, Moll Flanders
- Samuel Richardson, Pamela
- Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews
- Suzanne H. Brown - Travel radius: statewide
- Eric A. Bye - Travel radius: Addison, Bennington, Rutland, Windham, Windsor
- Rachael Cohen - Travel radius: statewide
- Geraldine Pittman de Batlle - Travel radius: statewide
- Gina Logan - Travel radius: statewide
- Deborah Lee Luskin - Travel radius: statewide (negotiable)
- Barbara Mieder - Travel radius: Addison, Chittenden, Franklin, Lamoille, Washington
- Jim Schley - Travel radius: statewide
- John R. Turner - Travel radius: statewide
- Richard M. Wizansky - Travel radius: Bennington, Windham, Windsor
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