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The Resource The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740, Michael McKeon

The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740, Michael McKeon

Label
The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740
Title
The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740
Statement of responsibility
Michael McKeon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McKeon, Michael
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English fiction
  • English fiction
Label
The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740, Michael McKeon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 423-509
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: dialectical method in literary history -- Questions of Truth -- The destabilization of generic categories -- "Romance" as a simple abstraction -- Precursor revolutions: the Greek Enlightenment -- Precursor revolutions: the twelfth-century renaissance -- Historicism and the historical revolution -- The claim to historicity -- Naive Empiricism and extreme skepticism -- Romance, antiromance, true history -- The evidence of the senses: secularization and epistemological crisis -- The contradictory unity of the new philosophy -- "Natural history" as a narrative model -- "Religion versus science" and the problem of mediation -- The literalizing of revelation -- Apparition narratives -- Histories of the individual -- From saint's life to spiritual biography -- From picaresque to criminal biography -- From Christian pilgrimmage to scientific travel -- The empirical style becomes problematic -- The emergence of extreme skepticism -- Toward realism, the aesthetic, and human creativity -- Questions of virtue -- The destabilization of social categories -- Aristocratic ideology -- Precursor revolutions: the Greek Enlightenment -- Precursor revolutions: the twelfth-century renaissance -- Progressive ideology and the transvaluation of honor -- The rise of the gentry -- From status to class -- The persistence of the aristocracy -- The formation of conservative ideology -- Understanding status inconsistency -- Absolutism and capitalist ideology: the volatility of reform -- The absolute prince absolutized -- Sword and robe -- Protestants and capitalists -- Evaluating human appetites -- Progressive ideology and conservative ideology -- Stories of virtue -- Novelistic narrative as historical explanation -- Historical models for progressive narratives -- Historical models for conservative narratives -- Ideological implications of generic models -- The gendering of ideology -- The conflation of truth and virtue -- The dialectical constitution of the novel -- Romance transformations (I): Cervantes and the disenchantment of the world -- Romance transformations (II): Bunyan and the literalization of allegory -- Parables of the younger son (I): Defoe and the naturalization of desire -- The institutionalization of conflict (I): Richardson and the domestication of service -- The institutionalization of conflict (II): fielding and the instrumentality of belief
Control code
13904549
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 529 pages
Isbn
9780801832918
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86018495
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)959312
Label
The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740, Michael McKeon
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 423-509
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: dialectical method in literary history -- Questions of Truth -- The destabilization of generic categories -- "Romance" as a simple abstraction -- Precursor revolutions: the Greek Enlightenment -- Precursor revolutions: the twelfth-century renaissance -- Historicism and the historical revolution -- The claim to historicity -- Naive Empiricism and extreme skepticism -- Romance, antiromance, true history -- The evidence of the senses: secularization and epistemological crisis -- The contradictory unity of the new philosophy -- "Natural history" as a narrative model -- "Religion versus science" and the problem of mediation -- The literalizing of revelation -- Apparition narratives -- Histories of the individual -- From saint's life to spiritual biography -- From picaresque to criminal biography -- From Christian pilgrimmage to scientific travel -- The empirical style becomes problematic -- The emergence of extreme skepticism -- Toward realism, the aesthetic, and human creativity -- Questions of virtue -- The destabilization of social categories -- Aristocratic ideology -- Precursor revolutions: the Greek Enlightenment -- Precursor revolutions: the twelfth-century renaissance -- Progressive ideology and the transvaluation of honor -- The rise of the gentry -- From status to class -- The persistence of the aristocracy -- The formation of conservative ideology -- Understanding status inconsistency -- Absolutism and capitalist ideology: the volatility of reform -- The absolute prince absolutized -- Sword and robe -- Protestants and capitalists -- Evaluating human appetites -- Progressive ideology and conservative ideology -- Stories of virtue -- Novelistic narrative as historical explanation -- Historical models for progressive narratives -- Historical models for conservative narratives -- Ideological implications of generic models -- The gendering of ideology -- The conflation of truth and virtue -- The dialectical constitution of the novel -- Romance transformations (I): Cervantes and the disenchantment of the world -- Romance transformations (II): Bunyan and the literalization of allegory -- Parables of the younger son (I): Defoe and the naturalization of desire -- The institutionalization of conflict (I): Richardson and the domestication of service -- The institutionalization of conflict (II): fielding and the instrumentality of belief
Control code
13904549
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 529 pages
Isbn
9780801832918
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
86018495
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(WaOLN)959312

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