Popular fiction before Richardson : narrative patterns 1700-1739 (Book, 1969) [Beloit College]
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Popular fiction before Richardson : narrative patterns 1700-1739

Popular fiction before Richardson : narrative patterns 1700-1739

Author: John J Richetti
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1969.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of those narratives which, although neglected by historians of the novel, provide us today with examples of highly successful commercial exploitations of enduring stereotypes such as the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richetti, John J.
Popular fiction before Richardson.
Oxford, Clarendon P., 1969
(OCoLC)586905409
Online version:
Richetti, John J.
Popular fiction before Richardson.
Oxford, Clarendon P., 1969
(OCoLC)605960588
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Richetti
ISBN: 0198116810 9780198116813 0198112637 9780198112631
OCLC Number: 26739
Description: [9], 274 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The rise of the novel reconsidered --
Rogues and whores: heroes and anti-heroes --
Travellers, pirates, and pilgrims ; The pirate: Faustian ruffian ; Crusoe and after --
"As long as Atalantis shall be read": The scandal chronicles of Mrs. Manley and Mrs. Haywood --
Mrs. Haywood and the Novella --
the erotic and the pathetic --
The novel as pious polemic ; Mrs. Aubin and Mrs. Barker ; Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe --
Epilogue: The relevance of the unreadable.
Responsibility: by John J. Richetti.
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`excellent and intelligent book'Times Literary Supplement `a real book, a good book. He is thoughtful and he makes you think. He sees the inherent triviality of his material, but sees in this a far Read more...

 
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