The English Novel: An Introduction / Edition 1

The English Novel: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Terry Eagleton
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405117060

ISBN-13: 9781405117067

Pub. Date: 08/16/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Written by one of the world’s leading literary theorists, this book provides a wide-ranging, accessible and humorous introduction to the English novel from Daniel Defoe to the present day.

  • Covers the works of major authors, including Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, Laurence Sterne, Walter Scott, Jane Austen, the Bront&

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Written by one of the world’s leading literary theorists, this book provides a wide-ranging, accessible and humorous introduction to the English novel from Daniel Defoe to the present day.

  • Covers the works of major authors, including Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, Laurence Sterne, Walter Scott, Jane Austen, the Brontës, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Joseph Conrad, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence and James Joyce.
  • Distils the essentials of the theory of the novel.
  • Follows the model of Eagleton’s hugely popular Literary Theory: An Introduction (Second Edition, 1996).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405117067
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/16/2004
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. What is a Novel?.

2. Daniel Defoe and Jonathan Swift.

3. Henry Fielding and Samuel Richardson.

4. Laurence Sterne.

5. Walter Scott and Jane Austen.

6. The Brontës.

7. Charles Dickens.

8. George Eliot.

9. Thomas Hardy.

10. Henry James.

11. Joseph Conrad.

12. D.H. Lawrence.

13. James Joyce.

14. Virginia Woolf.

Postcript: After the Wake.

Notes.

Index

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