The English Novel 1700 1740

The English Novel  1700 1740 Author Robert Ignatius Letellier
ISBN-10 0313317461
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 625
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The English novel written between 1700 and 1740 remains a comparatively neglected area. In addition to Daniel Defoe, whose Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders are landmarks in the history of English fiction, many other authors were at work. This bibliography provides a listing of novels and critical materials pertinent to them. It additionally includes entries for bibliographies, anthologies, and studies that illuminate the cultural, political, and historical background of the period. Entries include annotations, and the volume is fully indexed.



The English Novel in History 1700 1780

The English Novel in History  1700 1780 Author John J. Richetti
ISBN-10 0415009502
Release 1999
Pages 290
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The English Novel in History 1700-1780 provides students with specific contexts for the early novel in response to a new understanding of eigtheenth-century Britain. It traces the social and moral representations of the period in extended readings of the major novelists, as well as evaluatiing the importance of lesser known ones. John Richetti traces the shifting subject matter of the novel, discussing: * scandalous and amatory fictions * criminal narratives of the early part of the century * the more disciplined, realistic, and didactic strain that appears in the 1740's and 1750's * novels promoting new ideas about the nature of domestic life * novels by women and how they relate to the shift of subject matter This original and useful book revises traditional literary history by considering novels from those years in the context of the transformation of Britain in the eighteenth century.



The English Novel in History 1700 1780

The English Novel in History 1700 1780 Author John Richetti
ISBN-10 9781134656431
Release 2003-09-02
Pages 304
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The English Novel in History 1700-1780 provides students with specific contexts for the early novel in response to a new understanding of eigtheenth-century Britain. It traces the social and moral representations of the period in extended readings of the major novelists, as well as evaluatiing the importance of lesser known ones. John Richetti traces the shifting subject matter of the novel, discussing: * scandalous and amatory fictions * criminal narratives of the early part of the century * the more disciplined, realistic, and didactic strain that appears in the 1740's and 1750's * novels promoting new ideas about the nature of domestic life * novels by women and how they relate to the shift of subject matter This original and useful book revises traditional literary history by considering novels from those years in the context of the transformation of Britain in the eighteenth century.



The English Novel in History 1700 1780

The English Novel in History  1700 1780 Author John J. Richetti
ISBN-10 9780415190305
Release 1999
Pages 290
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This volume in the series covers the English novel from 1700 to 1780 and provides students with specific contexts for the early novel in response to a new understanding of 18th century Britain.



The English Novel 1700 to Fielding

The English Novel  1700 to Fielding Author Richard W. F. Kroll
ISBN-10 0582088550
Release 1998
Pages 306
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The English Novel, Volume I:1700 to Fielding collects a series of previously-published essays on the early eighteenth-century novel in a single volume, reflecting the proliferation of theoretical approaches since the 1970s. The novel has been the object of some of the most exciting and important critical speculations, and the eighteenth-century novel has been at the centre of new approaches both to the novel and to the period between 1700 and 1750. Richard Kroll's introduction seeks to frame the contributions by reference to the most significant critical discussions. These include: the question of whether and how we can talk about the 'rise' of the novel; the vexed question of what might constitute a novel; the relationship between the novel and possibly competing genres such as history or the romance; the relationship between early male writers like Defoe and popular novels by women in the early eighteenth century; the general ideological role played by novels relative to eighteenth-century culture (are they means of ideological conscription or liberation?); poststructuralist analyses of identity and gender; and the emergence of sentimental and domestic codes after Richardson. Since the modern European novel is often thought to have been formed in this period, these debates have clear implications for students of the novel in general as well as for those interested in the early enlightenment. Headnotes place each essay within the map of these wider concerns, and the volume offers a useful further reading list. Taken as a whole, this collection encapsulates the state of criticism at the present moment.



The English Novel Vol I

The English Novel  Vol I Author Richard W. F. Kroll
ISBN-10 9781317895992
Release 2014-07-21
Pages 320
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The English Novel, Volume I:1700 to Fielding collects a series of previously-published essays on the early eighteenth-century novel in a single volume, reflecting the proliferation of theoretical approaches since the 1970s. The novel has been the object of some of the most exciting and important critical speculations, and the eighteenth-century novel has been at the centre of new approaches both to the novel and to the period between 1700 and 1750. Richard Kroll's introduction seeks to frame the contributions by reference to the most significant critical discussions. These include: the question of whether and how we can talk about the 'rise' of the novel; the vexed question of what might constitute a novel; the relationship between the novel and possibly competing genres such as history or the romance; the relationship between early male writers like Defoe and popular novels by women in the early eighteenth century; the general ideological role played by novels relative to eighteenth-century culture (are they means of ideological conscription or liberation?); poststructuralist analyses of identity and gender; and the emergence of sentimental and domestic codes after Richardson. Since the modern European novel is often thought to have been formed in this period, these debates have clear implications for students of the novel in general as well as for those interested in the early enlightenment. Headnotes place each essay within the map of these wider concerns, and the volume offers a useful further reading list. Taken as a whole, this collection encapsulates the state of criticism at the present moment.



English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century 1700 1740

English Literature in the Early Eighteenth Century  1700 1740 Author Bonamy Dobrée
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4281863
Release 1959
Pages 701
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Novel Minds

Novel Minds Author R. Tierney-Hynes
ISBN-10 9781137033291
Release 2012-07-24
Pages 223
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Eighteenth-century philosophy owes much to the early novel. Using the figure of the romance reader this book tells a new story of eighteenth-century reading. The impressionable mind and mutable identity of the romance reader haunt eighteenth-century definitions of the self, and the seductions of fiction insist on making an appearance in philosophy.



The Myth of the Picaro

The Myth of the Picaro Author Alexander Blackburn
ISBN-10 9781469619873
Release 2014-06-30
Pages 277
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This critical interpretation of the origins of modern fiction follows the transformation of the picaresque novel over four centuries through the literature of Spain, France, England, Germany, Russia, and the United States. Blackburn uses for the first time the resources of myth criticism to demonstrate how the picaresque masterpieces of the Spanish Golden Age founded a narrative structure that was continued by Defoe, Smollett, Melville, Twain, and Mann. Originally published in 1979. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.



English Fiction of the Eighteenth Century 1700 1789

English Fiction of the Eighteenth Century  1700 1789 Author Clive T. Probyn
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105002604093
Release 1987-01-01
Pages 244
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The Encyclopedia of the Novel

The Encyclopedia of the Novel Author
ISBN-10 9781118779071
Release 2014-02-11
Pages 1024
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The English Novel Defoe through Hardy

The English Novel  Defoe through Hardy Author Richard J. Dunn
ISBN-10 UOM:39015033681241
Release 1976
Pages 379
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Comprehensive guide to important articles and books on individual novelists, literary works, and featuring general critical and historical studies of the English novel



Fiction guides general British and American

Fiction guides  general  British and American Author Gerald Brooks Cotton
ISBN-10 UOM:39015036885369
Release 1967
Pages 126
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The Rise of the Novel

The Rise of the Novel Author Ian Watt
ISBN-10
Release 1959
Pages 319
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The Rise of the Novel of Manners

The Rise of the Novel of Manners Author Charlotte E. Morgan
ISBN-10 9781434421265
Release 2010-06-01
Pages 284
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Columbia University Press published this Ph.D. disseration of Charlotte E. Morgan (1882-?).



English theories of the novel

English theories of the novel Author Elke Platz-Waury
ISBN-10 UOM:49015000989195
Release 1970
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Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe Author Daniel Defoe
ISBN-10 9781460401613
Release 2010-04-26
Pages 422
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Robinson Crusoe is one of the most famous literary characters in history, and his story has spawned hundreds of retellings. Inspired by the life of Alexander Selkirk, a sailor who lived for several years on a Pacific island, the novel tells the story of Crusoe’s survival after shipwreck on an island, interaction with the mainland’s native inhabitants, and eventual rescue. Read variously as economic fable, religious allegory, or imperialist fantasy, Crusoe has never lost its appeal as one of the most compelling adventure stories of all time. In addition to an introduction and helpful notes, this Broadview Edition includes a wide range of appendices that situate Defoe’s 1719 novel amidst castaway narratives, economic treatises, reports of cannibalism, explorations of solitude, and Defoe’s own writings on slavery and the African trade. A final appendix presents images of Crusoe’s rescue of Friday from a dozen of the most significant illustrated editions of the novel published between 1719 and 1920.