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The eighteenth century English novel

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Published by Chelsea House in Philadelphia .
Written in English

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  • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 413-418) and index.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    SeriesBloom"s period studies
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR853 .E445 2003
    The Physical Object
    Pagination463 p. ;
    Number of Pages463
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3681994M
    ISBN 100791078965
    LC Control Number2003028170

    Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews Online provides reviews of books published on all aspects of the “long” eighteenth century, both in the United States and abroad. Reviews are commissioned by EBRO editors Clorinda Donato and Norbert Schürer at California State University, Long Beach, where the . Not to be overlooked for subject access to English books of this period is the following published by Dawson in for the Department of Printed Books of the British Library. It is Eighteenth-Century British Books: a Subject Catalogue Extracted from the British Museum General Catalogue of Printed Books. (4 vol.) [(F) ZB75 q].

      Nonetheless, the now retired Harvard professor of English has brought “the common reader”— Johnson’s term — an exceptionally lively introduction to late 18th-century English . aka/ Scholartis Eighteenth-Century Novels. Scholartis Press (London, UK) Series dates: Size: ″ x ″ Eric Partridge, probably best known for his Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English ( + supplements) was a New Zealand-born lexicographer. In the s he was teaching at various universities in the London area while conducting research at the British Library.

    It also served as an indispensable plot-catalyst, generating the complications out of which the essential drama of the fiction emerged. An epilogue discusses the use of the masquerade as a literary device after the eighteenth century. The book contains some 40 illustrations. 'Eighteenth Century Collections Online' (ECCO) provides National Library of Scotland readers with full-text access to some , books printed between and In essence, every significant English-language and non-English-language title printed in the United Kingdom and the former British territories is available, along with thousands.


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