The Cambridge introduction to the eighteenth-century novel /
In the eighteenth century, the novel became established as a popular literary form all over Europe. Britain proved an especially fertile ground, with Defoe, Fielding, Richardson and Burney as early exponents of the novel form. The Cambridge Introduction to the Eighteenth-Century Novel considers the...
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge introductions to literature.
- Part I. Secrets and Singularity: 1. The power of singularity; 2. The virtue of singularity; 3. The punishment of singularity
- Part II. Sociability and Community: 4. The reformation of family; 5. Alternative communities; 6. The sociability of books
- Part III. History and Nation: 7. History, novel, and polemic; 8. Historical fiction and generational distance; Afterword: the history of the eighteenth-century novel.