Imagining the penitentiary : fiction and the architecture of mind in eighteenth-century England (Book, 1987) [WorldCat.org]
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Imagining the penitentiary : fiction and the architecture of mind in eighteenth-century England

Author: John B Bender
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John B Bender
ISBN: 0226042286 9780226042282 0226042294 9780226042299
OCLC Number: 14692559
Description: xvii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Prison and the novel as cultural systems --
The novel and the rise of the penitentiary: Moll Flanders and Robinson Crusoe --
The city and the rise of the penitentiary: A journal of the plague year --
General conflict and reformist discourse in Gay and Hogarth --
Narration and "civil power": Jonathan Wild in Fielding's career --
Fielding and the juridical novel --
The aesthetic of isolation as social system --
The absorptive tableau and the public execution: a postscript on transparency as practice.
Responsibility: John Bender.

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