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Georgette Heyer, history, and historical fiction

Author: Samantha J Rayner; Kim Wilkins
Publisher: London : UCL Press, 2021.
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Georgette Heyer, History, and Historical Fiction brings together an eclectic range of chapters to explore the work and influence of novelist, Georgette Heyer.
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GEORGETTE HEYER, HISTORY, AND HISTORICAL FICTION.
[Place of publication not identified] : UCL PRESS, 2021
(OCoLC)1191245900
Named Person: Georgette Heyer; Georgette Heyer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samantha J Rayner; Kim Wilkins
ISBN: 9781787357600 1787357600 9781787357631 1787357635 9781787357648 1787357643
OCLC Number: 1235783388
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: List of figures and tables<br>List of contributors<br>Acknowledgements<br>Introduction: the Persistence of Georgette Heyer <br><i>Samantha Rayner and Kim Wilkins</i><br>Part 1: Gender<br>1.'Where History says little, Fiction may say much' (Anna Barbauld): the historical novel in women's hands in the mid-twentieth century <br><i>Kathryn Sutherland </i><br>2.The not so silly ass: Freddy Standen, his fictional contemporaries and alternative masculinity<br><i>Geraldine Perriam </i><br>3.Judith Taverner as dandy-in-training in Georgette Heyer's<i> Regency Buck, </i><i>Laura George</i><br>Part 2: Genre<br>4.Pride and prejudice: metafiction and the value of historical romance in Georgette Heyer<br><i>Kim Sherwood</i><br>5.Loving and giving: realism, emotional hypocrisy, and generosity in <i>A Civil Contract<br></i> <i>Jennifer Clement</i><br>6.Georgette Heyer and redefining the Gothic romance<br><i>Holly Hirst</i><br>7.Heyer . . . in Space! The Influence of Georgette Heyer on science fiction<br><i>Kathleen Jennings</i><br>Part 3: Sources<br>8.All's Well That Ends Well: Shakespearean Echoes in Heyer's Regency novels<br><i>Lisa Hopkins</i><br>9.Georgette Heyer, Wellington's Army and the First World War<br><i>Vanda Wilcox</i><br>10.Georgette Heyer and the language of the historical novel<br><i>Tom Zille</i><br>Part 4: Circulation and Reception<br>11.A reluctant movie? <i>The Reluctant Widow</i> on screen<br><i>Lucie Bea Dutton</i><br>12.Georgette Heyer --
guilty pleasures<br><i>Amy Street</i><br>13.Data science: Georgette Heyer's historical novels and her readers<br><i>Helen Davidge</i><br>Appendix 1: List of Georgette Heyer's novels used for the text analysis<br>Appendix 2: Survey questions<br>Appendix 3: A sample of the comical answers written by the Heyer readers when completing the survey<br>Index
Responsibility: edited by Samantha J. Rayner and Kim Wilkins.

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Georgette Heyer, History, and Historical Fiction brings together an eclectic range of chapters to explore the work and influence of novelist, Georgette Heyer.

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