A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture - Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture (Paperback)
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A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture - Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture (Paperback)

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A Companion to the Eighteenth-century Novel furnishes readers with a sophisticated vision of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and moral contexts. An up-to-date resource for the study of the eighteenth-century novel Furnishes readers with a sophisticated vision of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and moral context Foregrounds those topics of most historical and political relevance to the twenty-first century Explores formative influences on the eighteenth-century novel, its engagement with the major issues and philosophies of the period, and its lasting legacy Covers both traditional themes, such as narrative authority and print culture, and cutting-edge topics, such as globalization, nationhood, technology, and science Considers both canonical and non-canonical literature

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405192453
Number of pages: 570
Weight: 988 g
Dimensions: 243 x 169 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"A team of two dozen prominent scholars ... .Here report on the state of the art in 18th century novel studies. Nearly all the work is cutting edge, and almost every page challenges conventional wisdom ... .Specialists in the early novel will find this wide-ranging and theoretically sophisticated work provocative. Highly recommended." CHOICE "Editors Paula R. Backscheider and Catherine Ingrassia have assembled an impressive collection of authors ... .Visiting or revisiting a complex cultural topography." ECF "The Variety of texts treated in this volume is rich, unapologetic, and one of its real pleasures." The Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies

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