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The Resource The excellence of falsehood : romance, realism, and women's contribution to the novel, Deborah Ross

The excellence of falsehood : romance, realism, and women's contribution to the novel, Deborah Ross

Label
The excellence of falsehood : romance, realism, and women's contribution to the novel
Title
The excellence of falsehood
Title remainder
romance, realism, and women's contribution to the novel
Statement of responsibility
Deborah Ross
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""The only excellence of falsehood... is its resemblance to truth,"" proclaims a clergyman in Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote. He argues that romances are bad art; novels, he implies, are better. This clergyman's remarks -- repeating what literary and moral authorities had been saying since the late seventeenth century -- are central to Deborah Ross's discussion of romance characteristics in English women's novels. Aphra Behn, Delariviere Manley, Eliza Haywood, Charlotte Lennox, Fanny Burney, Ann Radcliffe, and Jane Austen did not take the clergyman's advice to heart. To them, the ""false
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
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1954-
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Ross, Deborah
Dewey number
823.009/9287
Index
index present
LC call number
PR830.W6
LC item number
R67 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English fiction
  • Women and literature
  • Romanticism
  • Realism in literature
  • Literary form
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English fiction
  • Literary form
  • Realism in literature
  • Romanticism
  • Women and literature
  • Great Britain
  • Romanschriftstellerin
  • Frauenroman
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Großbritannien
  • Roman
  • Geschichte (1680-1850)
  • Geschichte (1688-1840)
  • Frau
  • Geschichte (1688-1817)
  • Englisch
Label
The excellence of falsehood : romance, realism, and women's contribution to the novel, Deborah Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-239) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: A Secret History of the English Novel; 1. Oroonoko: A Pastoral History; 2. Delia and Rivella: Romantic Autobiography; 3. Betsy Thoughtless and Harriot Stuart: Unacknowledged Sisters; 4. The Female Quixote: A Realistic Fairy Tale; 5. Fanny Burney's Novels: Romance with Regret; 6. The Italian: A Romance of Manners; 7. Jane Austen's Novels: The Romantic Denouement; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
555219864
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813158921
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  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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22573/ctt129f8ww
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)555219864
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The excellence of falsehood : romance, realism, and women's contribution to the novel, Deborah Ross
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-239) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction: A Secret History of the English Novel; 1. Oroonoko: A Pastoral History; 2. Delia and Rivella: Romantic Autobiography; 3. Betsy Thoughtless and Harriot Stuart: Unacknowledged Sisters; 4. The Female Quixote: A Realistic Fairy Tale; 5. Fanny Burney's Novels: Romance with Regret; 6. The Italian: A Romance of Manners; 7. Jane Austen's Novels: The Romantic Denouement; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
555219864
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813158921
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129f8ww
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)555219864
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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