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...
Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT :
- Secularizing ethics: from Pamela to Tom Jones
- Opposition and persuasion: from Roderick Random to Humphry Clinker
- Rewriting ethics: David Simple, The female Quixote and Memoirs of Miss Sidney Biddulph
- Tristram Shandy: Latitudinarianism and liberty
- Hurtful insignificance: the novel in the later eighteenth century.