The English Novel 1770-1829: A Bibliographical Survey of Prose Fiction Published in the British Isles Volume I: 1770-1799

The English Novel 1770-1829: A Bibliographical Survey of Prose Fiction Published in the British Isles Volume I: 1770-1799

by James Raven, Antonia Forster, Steven Bending, Peter Garside
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198183178

ISBN-13: 9780198183174

Pub. Date: 06/22/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This historical bibliography provides an entirely new foundation for the literary history of the late eighteenth century and the Romantic age, reconstructing the full cast of British novelists of the period, their publishers and reviewers. It provides full transcriptions of titles and imprint lines, together with much other bibliographical and historical

Overview

This historical bibliography provides an entirely new foundation for the literary history of the late eighteenth century and the Romantic age, reconstructing the full cast of British novelists of the period, their publishers and reviewers. It provides full transcriptions of titles and imprint lines, together with much other bibliographical and historical information, including contemporary reviews (with generous quotations), dedications, and pricing and printing details, as well as an introductory historical essay on the different themes embraced by the novel, profiles of popular authorship, translation, the economics and circumstances of novel production and design, and the scope of literary circulation and reception.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198183174
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
06/22/2000
Pages:
888
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 5.90(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

General Introduction, Peter Garside, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling
Historical Introduction: The Novel Comes of Age, James Raven
An Historical Bibliography of Prose Novels in English First Published in the British Isles 1770-1799, James Raven with Antonia Forster and Stephen Bending
Appendices
Index of Authors
Index of Titles
Index of Publishers, Booksellers and Printers
Notes
Index

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