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The history of the English novel

Author: Ernest A Baker
Publisher: New York : Barnes and Noble, [1950]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Literary criticism
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baker, Ernest Albert, 1869-1941.
History of the English novel.
New York, Barnes and Noble [1950]
(OCoLC)551280045
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest A Baker
OCLC Number: 484681
Description: 10 volumes ; 22 cm
Contents: Volume I. The age of romance; from the beginnings to the renaissance. Introductory ; Definitions and Scope of the Novel ; The Greek Romance and other forerunners of English Fiction --
Anglo-Saxon Fiction --
Origins of the Arthurian Legend --
From Legend to Romance --
Chretien de Troyes --
Arthurian Prose Romance : Malory --
The Matter of France --
Miscellaneous Romances --
Popular Tales --
The End of the Middle Ages ; Summary of the Rise of Prose Romance ; The Beginnings of Free Invention and of Conscious Art ; Comparison with the History of the Plastic Arts. Volume II. The Elizabethan age and after. The Age of Translation --
Translations from Italian --
Contributions from Spanish and other Sources --
Lyly’s Euphues --
Sidney’s Arcadia --
Euphuism and Arcadianism : Robert Greene --
Euphuism and Arcadianism : Lodge and Others --
The Beginnings of Realistic Fiction --
The Cony-catching Pamphlets --
Thomas Nashe --
Deloney and Others --
Fiction and Discursive Literature --
Thomas Dekker --
The Writers of Charactery --
Utopian Fiction. Volume III. The Later Romances and the Establishment of Realism. The Revival of Romance --
The Anti-Romances and other Counterblasts --
Bunyan --
Mrs. Behn and some English Anti-Romances --
The Followser or Mrs. Behn --
The Establishment of Realism : Defoe and Robinson Crusoe --
The Later Fiction of Defoe --
Swift. Volume IV. Intellectual realism: from Richardson to Sterne. Richardson's Pamela --
Clarissa --
Sir Charles Grandison --
Fielding : Early Life, And Joseph Andrews --
Fielding's Miscellanies --
Tom Jones --
Amelia --
Fielding's Last Writings And His Influence --
Smollett --
Sterne. Volume V. The novel of sentiment and the Gothic romance. After the Great Four --
Some Minor Contemporaries --
The Oriental Story from Rasselas to Vathek --
The Afterglow of the Agustans --
The Novel of Sentiment --
The Novel of Sensibility --
Fanny Burney --
The Gothic Novel --
The Novel of Doctrine. Volume VI. Edgeworth, Austen, Scott. Maria Edgeworth : Early Stories and Castle Rackrent --
Maria Edgeworth : Belinda and other Novels --
Jane Austen : Early Stories and Sense and Sensibility --
Pride and Prejudice and Northanger Abbey --
Mansfield Park, Emma and Persuasion --
Sir Walter Scott: the Lays and Waverley --
The Scottish Novels --
Ivanhoe And Other Romances --
Scott as a Novelist --
Other Scottish Novelists. Volume VII. The age of Dickens and Thackeray. The Irish Novelists --
Historical Novelists after Scott --
Peacock, Disraeli, Lytton --
The Predecessors of Dickens --
Dickens : Characters and Humours --
Dickens : Novels of Plot --
Thackeray. Volume VIII. From the Brontës to Meredith: romanticism in the English novel. The Brontes : Charlotte --
The Brontes : Emily and Anne --
Mrs. Gaskell and Other Women Novelists --
Trollope --
The Kingsleys, Wilkie Collins, Reade, and Others --
George Eliot --
George Meredith, Poet and Novelist --
Meredith : the Novels of his Prime --
Beauchamp’s Career, The Egoist, and Later Novels. Volume IX. The day before yesterday. Thomas Hardy --
Hardy's Later Work --
Mark Rutherford and Others --
George Gissing --
George Moore --
Aesthetes and Eclectics --
Henry James --
The Romancers. Volume X. Yesterday. Conrad, the Teller of Tales --
Conrad the Novelist, With His Next of Kin --
Rudyard Kipling --
The Scots Group and some Irish --
Some Women Novelists --
Satirists and Utopians, Revolutionaries and Evolutionaries --
Arnold Bennett and Galsworthy --
D. H. Lawrence.
Responsibility: by Ernest A. Baker.

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