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By Paula R. Backscheider, Catherine Ingrassia

ISBN-10: 1405101571

ISBN-13: 9781405101578

A better half to the Eighteenth-century English Novel and tradition offers an up to date source for the examine of this topic, foregrounding these themes of such a lot historic and political relevance to the twenty-first century. It considers not just the canonical literature of the interval, but additionally the non-canonical literature, and the contexts during which the eighteenth-century novel was once produced.

The quantity is split into 3 components exploring formative affects at the eighteenth-century novel, its engagement with the key concerns and philosophies of the interval, and its lasting legacy. each one of those 3 components is established round the related subject matters, together with globalization, nationhood, expertise, trade, technological know-how, and existence. this permits the better half to capitalize on state-of-the-art scholarship with out obscuring conventional parameters for the learn of the eighteenth-century novel, equivalent to narrative authority, print tradition, and the increase of the unconventional as a pan-European phenomenon.

The significant other as an entire furnishes readers exemplary cultural experiences technique and a worldly imaginative and prescient of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and ethical contexts, and retains them abreast of present severe developments in a box that has replaced dramatically over the last decade.

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W. Chapman. Vol. 5 of The Novels of Jane Austen (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1923; rpt. 1988), 37. 5. Ian Watt, The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1957). 6. David Blewett, ‘‘Introduction,’’ Reconsidering the Rise of the Novel. Special issue of Eighteenth-Century Fiction 12:2–3 (2000): 141. 7. Wilbur L. Cross, The Development of the English Novel (New York: Macmillan, 1899), 33. 8. Ernest A. Baker, The History of the English Novel.

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Vol. 5 of The Novels of Jane Austen (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1923; rpt. 1988), 37. 5. Ian Watt, The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1957). 6. David Blewett, ‘‘Introduction,’’ Reconsidering the Rise of the Novel. Special issue of Eighteenth-Century Fiction 12:2–3 (2000): 141. 7. Wilbur L. Cross, The Development of the English Novel (New York: Macmillan, 1899), 33. 8. Ernest A. Baker, The History of the English Novel.

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