The boundaries of fiction : history and the eighteenth-century British novel

Zimmerman, Everett

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  • Creator Everett Zimmerman
  • Format Books
  • Publication Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1996.
  • Physical Details
    • vi, 250 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780801432514, 0801432510
  • OCLC ocm34546242

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction "Historical faith". -- Skeptical historiography and the constitution of the novel. -- From Figura to Trace: Bunyan and Defoe. -- A battle of books: Swift's Tale and Richardson's Clarissa. -- The machine of narrative: Tom Jones and Caleb Williams. -- From personal identity to the material text: Sterne, Machenzie, and Scott. -- Coda: epistemology, rhetoric and narrative: Historiography and the fictional. -- Index
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