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A companion to the eighteenth-century English novel and by Paula R. Backscheider, Catherine Ingrassia PDF

By Paula R. Backscheider, Catherine Ingrassia

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ISBN-13: 9781405101578

A spouse to the Eighteenth-century English Novel and tradition presents an up to date source for the research 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 in addition the non-canonical literature, and the contexts within which the eighteenth-century novel was once produced.

The quantity is split into 3 elements exploring formative impacts at the eighteenth-century novel, its engagement with the most important concerns and philosophies of the interval, and its lasting legacy. each one of those 3 elements is dependent round the related topics, together with globalization, nationhood, expertise, trade, technological know-how, and existence. this enables the significant other to capitalize on state-of-the-art scholarship with out obscuring conventional parameters for the learn of the eighteenth-century novel, similar to narrative authority, print tradition, and the increase of the radical as a pan-European phenomenon.

The significant other as a complete furnishes readers exemplary cultural stories method and a cosmopolitan imaginative and prescient of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and ethical contexts, and retains them abreast of present severe tendencies in a box that has replaced dramatically over the last decade.

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Watt’s text is central to all subsequent histories of the novel both for critics who embrace his text as a model and those who work strenuously to revise it. In addition to the special issue of Eighteenth-Century Fiction noted above, two other pieces that suggest the significance of Watt’s contribution are: John Richetti, ‘‘The Legacy of Ian Watt’s The Rise of the Novel,’’ in The Profession of EighteenthCentury Literature: Reflections on an Institution, ed. Leo Damrosch (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1992), 95–112; and Daniel R.

Speaking Volumes: Women, Reading, and Speech in the Age of Austen. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2002. Mullan, John. Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Pateman, Carole. The Sexual Contract. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1988. Pocock, J. G. A. Virtue, Commerce, and History: Essays on Political Thought and History, chiefly in the Eighteenth Century. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. Pollak, Ellen.

Unnatural Affections: Women and Fiction in the Later Eighteenth Century. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1998. Halberstam, Judith. Skin Shows: Gothic Fiction and the Technology of Monsters. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1995. Hammond, Brean S. ’’ Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997. Hulme, Peter, and Tim Youngs, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. 19 Hunt, Lynn. The Invention of Pornography: Obscenity and the Origins of Modernity. New York: Zone Books, 1993.

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