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The Cambridge introduction to the eighteenth-century novel, April London

Label
The Cambridge introduction to the eighteenth-century novel
Title
The Cambridge introduction to the eighteenth-century novel
Statement of responsibility
April London
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the eighteenth century, the novel became established as a popular literary form all over Europe. Britain proved an especially fertile ground, with Defoe, Fielding, Richardson and Burney as early exponents of the novel form. The Cambridge Introduction to the Eighteenth-Century Novel considers the development of the genre in its formative period in Britain. Rather than present its history as a linear progression, April London gives an original new structure to the field, organizing it through three broad thematic clusters - identity, community and history. Within each of these themes, she explores the central tensions of eighteenth-century fiction: between secrecy and communicativeness, independence and compliance, solitude and family, cosmopolitanism and nation-building. The reader will gain a thorough understanding of both prominent and lesser-known novels and novelists, key social and literary contexts, the tremendous formal variety of the early novel and its growth from a marginal to a culturally central genre"--
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Assigning source
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
London, April
Dewey number
823/.509
Index
index present
LC call number
PR851
LC item number
.L55 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge introductions to
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Label
The Cambridge introduction to the eighteenth-century novel, April London
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part I. Secrets and Singularity: 1. The power of singularity; 2. The virtue of singularity; 3. The punishment of singularity -- Part II. Sociability and Community: 4. The reformation of family; 5. Alternative communities; 6. The sociability of books -- Part III. History and Nation: 7. History, novel, and polemic; 8. Historical fiction and generational distance; Afterword: the history of the eighteenth-century novel
Control code
756167072
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 250 pages
Isbn
9780521895354
Lccn
2011052556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)756167072
  • (OCoLC)756167072
Label
The Cambridge introduction to the eighteenth-century novel, April London
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Part I. Secrets and Singularity: 1. The power of singularity; 2. The virtue of singularity; 3. The punishment of singularity -- Part II. Sociability and Community: 4. The reformation of family; 5. Alternative communities; 6. The sociability of books -- Part III. History and Nation: 7. History, novel, and polemic; 8. Historical fiction and generational distance; Afterword: the history of the eighteenth-century novel
Control code
756167072
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 250 pages
Isbn
9780521895354
Lccn
2011052556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)756167072
  • (OCoLC)756167072

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