Literature of the English Country House

A journey through the literature of English country houses from the time of Thomas More to Oscar Wilde

On this course, you’ll investigate and discuss the role and representation of the English country house in literature, and learn how to build your own authoritative interpretation of these texts.

By the end of this course you’ll be able to think about and discuss the wide variety of ways country house literature has been composed, consumed and received over the centuries.

View an example step from the course, Material Conditions: The rise of the novel, here.

Read through The School of English companion blog to Literature of the English Country House here.

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