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British Historical Fiction before Scott

by A. Stevens
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2010-04-09
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 201 pages
ISBN 13: 0230275303
ISBN 10: 9780230275300
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Synopsis : British Historical Fiction before Scott written by A. Stevens, published by Springer which was released on 2010-04-09. Download British Historical Fiction before Scott Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. The key figure in this type of approach is Katie Trumpener, whose masterful and highly influential Bardic Nationalism examines a range of fictional and nonfictional forms, including the historical novels of Lee, Maria Edgeworth, ... -- In the half century before Walter Scott's Waverley , dozens of popular novelists produced historical fictions for circulating libraries. This book examines eighty-five popular historical novels published between 1762 and 1813, looking at how the conventions of the genre developed through a process of imitation and experimentation.

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