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Conversion and reform in the British novel in the 1790s : a revolution of opinions

Author: A A Markley; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Dramatically expanding the boundaries of the British Jacobin novel, Conversion and Reform in the British Novel in the 1790s analyzes the works of a wide range of British reformists writing in the 1790s, including William Godwin, Mary Wollstonecraft, Charlotte Smith, Mary Robinson, and Maria Edgeworth, who reshaped the conventions of contemporary fiction to position the novel as a progressive political tool. Rather  Read more...
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Markley, A.A.
Conversion and reform in the British novel in the 1790s.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2008021074
(OCoLC)227032259
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A A Markley; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230617858 0230617859
OCLC Number: 456083081
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 278 pages)
Contents: Introduction: An Epoch in the Mind of the Reader --
The Many Faces of the Reformist Hero --
Incarcerated Women and the Uses of the Gothic --
Race and the Disenfranchised in 1790s Britain --
Gambling, Dueling, and Social Depravity in the Haut Ton --
The Dulci with the Utile: Allegorical and Utopian Romance.
Responsibility: A.A. Markley.

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