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Conversion and Reform in the British Novel in the 1790s : a Revolution of Opinions.

Author: A Markley
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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Conversion and Reform analyzes the works of a wide range of British reformists writing in the 1790s who reshaped the conventions of contemporary fiction to position the novel as a progressive political tool.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Markley
ISBN: 9780230617858 0230617859
OCLC Number: 535916302
Description: 1 online resource (299 p.)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chronology of Works Published in England, 1788-1805; Introduction: An Epoch in the Mind of the Reader; 1 The Many Faces of the Reformist Hero; 2 Incarcerated Women and the Uses of the Gothic; 3 Race and the Disenfranchised in 1790s Britain; 4 Gambling, Dueling, and Social Depravity in the Haut Ton; 5 The Dulci with the Utile: Allegorical and Utopian Romance; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
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