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The English novel : an introduction

Author: Terry Eagleton
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A wide-ranging and humorous introduction to the English novel from Daniel Defoe to the present day. Written by one of the world s leading literary theorists.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Eagleton
ISBN: 1405117060 9781405117067 1405117079 9781405117074
OCLC Number: 53937778
Description: ix, 365 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: What is a novel? --
Daniel Defoe and Jonathan Swift --
Henry Fielding and Samuel Richardson --
Laurence Stern --
Walter Scott and Jane Austen --
The Bronts︠ --
Charles Dickens --
George Eliot --
Thomas Hardy --
Henry James --
Henry James --
Joseph Conrad --
D.H. Lawrence --
James Joyce --
Virginia Woolf --
Postscript: after the Wake.
Responsibility: Terry Eagleton.
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"Eagleton's presentation of the history of the novel is admirably clear and almost entirely free of the disfiguring jargon so relied upon by theorists and bamboozlers." The Irish Independenta Read more...

 
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