Character & consciousness in eighteenth-century comic fiction (Book, 1992) [WorldCat.org]
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Character & consciousness in eighteenth-century comic fiction

Author: Elizabeth Kraft
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the kind of consciousness central to comic novels of the 18th century. The author asserts that it is individual identity conceived in social terms - a character's search for his or her place  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Kraft
ISBN: 0820313653 9780820313658
OCLC Number: 23143843
Notes: Spine title: Character and consciousness in eighteenth-century comic fiction.
Description: xv, 202 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The eighteenth-century character and the twentieth-century reader --
"The most intimate of all perceptions": The character of consciousness in the eighteenth century --
The Sui Generis topos --
Narrative authority and the controlling consciousness in Fielding's Tom Jones --
The female Quixote and narrative alternative --
Tristram Shandy and the parody of consciousness --
Peregrine Pickle and the present moment of consciousness --
Fanny Burney and the consciousness of character.
Other Titles: Character and consciousness in eighteenth-century comic fiction
Responsibility: Elizabeth Kraft.

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