The Development of the English Novel (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Development of the English Novel (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Wilbur Cross
     
 

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From its roots in medieval romance and Elizabethan theater, through the pioneering works of Defoe and Fielding, this comprehensive 1899 study traces the origins and growth of the English novel in all its variety: the Gothic novel, the novel of manners, the historical novel, the realistic reaction, and the psychological novel, including works by his

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From its roots in medieval romance and Elizabethan theater, through the pioneering works of Defoe and Fielding, this comprehensive 1899 study traces the origins and growth of the English novel in all its variety: the Gothic novel, the novel of manners, the historical novel, the realistic reaction, and the psychological novel, including works by his contemporaries such as James and Kipling.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411454385
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
10/04/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
354
Sales rank:
1,014,164
File size:
332 KB

Meet the Author


Wilbur Lucius Cross (1862-1948) was the 56th governor of Connecticut. A professor of English at Yale and the first dean of the Yale Graduate School, he edited the Yale Review and the Yale edition of Shakespeare, and wrote The Life and Times of Laurence Sterne (1909), The History of Henry Fielding (1918), and an autobiography, Connecticut Yankee (1943).

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