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The Cambridge companion to the Eighteenth-Century novel

The Cambridge companion to the Eighteenth-Century novel

Author: John J Richetti
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
The contributors challenge and refine the traditional view of the 18th century novel's origins and purposes, showing that the novel is defined primarily by the new ideological and cultural functions it serves in the emerging world of print culture.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John J Richetti
ISBN: 0521419085 9780521419086 0521429455 9780521429450 9780511999390 0511999399
OCLC Number: 33441155
Description: xiii, 283 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction / John Richetti --
The novel and social/cultural history / J. Paul Hunter --
Defoe as an innovator of fictional form / Max Novak --
"Gulliver's travels" and the contracts of fiction / Michael Seidel --
Samuel Richardson : fiction and knowledge / Margaret Anne Doody --
Henry Fielding / Claude Rawson --
Sterne and irregular oratory / Jonathan Lamb --
Smollett's "Humphry Clinker" / Michael Rosenblum --
Marginality in Frances Burney's novels / Julia Epstein --
Women writers and the eighteenth-century novel / Jane Spencer --
Sentimental novels / John Mullan --
Enlightenment, popular culture, and Gothic fiction / James P. Carson.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Responsibility: edited by John Richetti.
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Drawing on new research in social and political history, and offering detailed readings of key texts, this multifaceted picture of the British novel in its formative decades provides an indispensable  Read more...
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' ... this is a collection that students of the English novel of this period will find useful as an introduction and as a guide to current opinion'. Forum for Modern Language Studies

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