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Making the novel : fiction and society in Britain, 1660-1789 / Brean Hammond and Shaun Regan.

By: Hammond, Brean S.
Contributor(s): Regan, Shaun.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: England ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006Description: xii, 268 p. ; 23 cm. ill.ISBN: 0333628535 (hardback); 9780333628539 (hardback); 0333628543 (pbk.); 9780333628546 (pbk.).Subject(s): English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism | English fiction -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th centuryDDC classification: 823.409 HAM Online resources: Publisher description | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
Contents:
Introduction: Modelling the Novel -- Missing Parts: Fiction to Defoe -- Novels and Anti-Novels: Contesting Fictions -- Teaching Readers to Read: Richardson and Fielding -- Renewing the Novel: Novelty, Originality, and New Directions -- The Sympathetic Strain: Sterne and Sentimental Fiction -- Narrating the Nation: Leisure, Luxury, and Politeness -- Conclusion: Making the Novel, Reading the Novel.
Summary: "Hammond and Regan advance a new cultural reading of the formation of the British novel. Rejecting a teleological narrative of the genre's rise, the study presents a dynamic picture of the emergence of the novel, that focuses upon formal innovation, social engagement, and artistic and commercial competition."--BOOK JACKET.
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Related Subjects:(9)

English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century.
Romans.
Engels.
Roman.
Englisch.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-261) and index.

Introduction: Modelling the Novel --
Missing Parts: Fiction to Defoe --
Novels and Anti-Novels: Contesting Fictions --
Teaching Readers to Read: Richardson and Fielding --
Renewing the Novel: Novelty, Originality, and New Directions --
The Sympathetic Strain: Sterne and Sentimental Fiction --
Narrating the Nation: Leisure, Luxury, and Politeness --
Conclusion: Making the Novel, Reading the Novel.


"Hammond and Regan advance a new cultural reading of the formation of the British novel. Rejecting a teleological narrative of the genre's rise, the study presents a dynamic picture of the emergence of the novel, that focuses upon formal innovation, social engagement, and artistic and commercial competition."--BOOK JACKET.

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