Here are the European Novel texts for the next academic year (2006/07). Please note that as the reading for the course is fairly heavy, students are advised to read as many novels as possible during the summer vacation. Many Euronovel students express regret that they did not do enough summer reading and often cite this as a factor that prevented them from fuller participation in the course. It is thus imperative you read as much as you can prior to the beginning of the lecture and seminar programme. Don't worry about secondary material, just get the primary stuff read. The course is chronological - the list below is in that order.
One more point, concerning editions. We don't usually prescribe specific editions for each novel, but it is advantageous to get a good scholarly copy. Oxford World's Classics or Penguin Classics will provide you with excellent introductions and informative notes that will supplement your understanding and enrich your reading. They are only a little pricier than some of the cheaper versions around, which you should avoid.
Madame de La Fayette, La Princesse de Clèves
Fielding, Tom Jones
Sterne, Tristram Shandy (vols 1, 2 & closing chapter)
Goethe, The Sufferings of Young Werther
Stendhal, The Red and the Black
Dickens, Great Expectations
Flaubert, Madame Bovary
Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment