The eighteenth-century novel and the secularization of ethics /

Linking the decline in Church authority in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries with the increasing respectability of fiction, Carol Stewart provides a new perspective on the rise of the novel. The resulting readings of novels by authors such as Samuel Richardson, Sarah Fielding, Fran...

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Main Author: Stewart, Carol
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2010.
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Summary:Linking the decline in Church authority in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries with the increasing respectability of fiction, Carol Stewart provides a new perspective on the rise of the novel. The resulting readings of novels by authors such as Samuel Richardson, Sarah Fielding, Frances Sheridan, Charlotte Lennox, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne, William Godwin, and Jane Austen shed light on the literary marketplace and the status of writers.
Physical Description:1 online resource (220 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781409403715
1409403718
1282743783
9781282743786