The Cambridge Companion to the Eighteenth-Century Novel

The Cambridge Companion to the Eighteenth-Century Novel

Book - 1996
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This multifaceted picture of the British novel in its formative decades provides an indispensable guide for students of the eighteenth-century novel, and its place within the culture of its time. Drawing on new research in social and political history, the twelve contributors to this Companion challenge and refine the traditional view of the novel's origins and purposes. Sentimental and Gothic fiction, and fiction by women, are discussed, alongside detailed readings of work by Defoe, Swift, Richardson, Henry Fielding, Sterne, Smollett and Burney.
Publisher: Cambridge [England] : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
ISBN: 9780521429450
0521429455
Branch Call Number: 823.509 Cambr 3701 1
Characteristics: xiii, 283 pages ; 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Richetti, John J.
Alternative Title: Eighteenth-Century novel

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