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The Resource The anti-Jacobin novel : British conservatism and the French Revolution, M.O. Grenby

The anti-Jacobin novel : British conservatism and the French Revolution, M.O. Grenby

Label
The anti-Jacobin novel : British conservatism and the French Revolution
Title
The anti-Jacobin novel
Title remainder
British conservatism and the French Revolution
Statement of responsibility
M.O. Grenby
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The French Revolution sparked an ideological debate which also brought Britain to the brink of revolution in the 1790s. Just as radicals wrote 'Jacobin' fiction, so the fear of rebellion prompted conservatives to respond with novels of their own; indeed, these soon outnumbered the Jacobin novels. This is the first survey of the full range of conservative novels produced in Britain during the 1790s and early 1800s. M.O. Grenby examines the strategies used by conservatives in their fiction, thus shedding new light on how the anti-Jacobin campaign was understood and organised in Britain. Chapters cover the representation of revolution and rebellion, the attack on the 'new philosophy' of radicals such as Godwin and Wollstonecraft, and the way in which hierarchy is defended in these novels. Grenby's book offers an insight into the society which produced and consumed anti-Jacobin novels, and presents a case for re-examining these neglected texts."--Jacket
  • "The French Revolution sparked an ideological debate which also brought Britain to the brink of revolution in the 1790s. Just as radicals wrote 'Jacobin' fiction, so the fear of rebellion prompted conservatives to respond with novels of their own; indeed, these soon outnumbered the Jacobin novels. This is the first survey of the full range of conservative novels produced in Britain during the 1790s and early 1800s. M. O. Grenby examines the strategies used by conservatives in their fiction, thus shedding new light on how the anti-Jacobin campaign was understood and organised in Britain. Chapters cover the representation of revolution and rebellion, the attack on the 'new philosophy' of radicals such as Godwin and Wollstonecraft, and the way in which hierarchy is defended in these novels. Grenby's book offers an insight into the society which produced and consumed anti-Jacobin novels, and presents a case for re-examining these neglected texts."--BOOK JACKET
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grenby, M. O.
Dewey number
823/.609358
Index
index present
LC call number
PR858.F7
LC item number
G74 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in Romanticism
Series volume
48
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Conservatism
  • Conservatism
  • Political fiction, English
  • English fiction
  • Romanticism
  • Conservatism in literature
  • Jacobins in literature
  • France
Label
The anti-Jacobin novel : British conservatism and the French Revolution, M.O. Grenby
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-265) 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
1. Novels reproved and reprieved -- 2. Representing revolution -- 3. The new philosophy -- 4. The vaurien and the hierarchy of Jacobinism -- 5. Levellers, nabobs and the manners of the great: the novel's defence of hierarchy -- 6. The creation of orthodoxy: constructing the anti-Jacobin novel -- 7. Conclusion
Control code
46472192
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 271 pages
Isbn
9780521803519
Lccn
2001025521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The anti-Jacobin novel : British conservatism and the French Revolution, M.O. Grenby
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-265) 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
1. Novels reproved and reprieved -- 2. Representing revolution -- 3. The new philosophy -- 4. The vaurien and the hierarchy of Jacobinism -- 5. Levellers, nabobs and the manners of the great: the novel's defence of hierarchy -- 6. The creation of orthodoxy: constructing the anti-Jacobin novel -- 7. Conclusion
Control code
46472192
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 271 pages
Isbn
9780521803519
Lccn
2001025521
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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