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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
[Place of publication not identified] : UCL PRESS, 2021
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.


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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