02969nam 2200673Ia 450 991053249270332120200520144314.01-315-61594-01-317-03451-11-317-03450-31-282-74378-397866127437881-4094-0371-8(CKB)2670000000034826(EBL)564131(OCoLC)665195740(SSID)ssj0000435837(PQKBManifestationID)12184098(PQKBTitleCode)TC0000435837(PQKBWorkID)10426585(PQKB)11119835(Au-PeEL)EBL564131(CaPaEBR)ebr10406819(CaONFJC)MIL274378(MiAaPQ)EBC564131(EXLCZ)99267000000003482620091215d2010 uy 0engur|n|---|||||txtccrThe eighteenth-century novel and the secularization of ethics[electronic resource] /Carol StewartBurlington, VT Ashgate20101 online resource (229 p.)Includes index.0-7546-6348-5 Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Secularizing Ethics: From Pamela to Tom Jones; 2 Opposition and Persuasion: From Roderick Random to Humphry Clinker; 3 Rewriting Ethics: David Simple, The Female Quixote, and Memoirs of Miss Sidney Bidulph; 4 Tristram Shandy: Latitudinarianism and Liberty; 5 'Hurtful Insignificance'?: The Novel in the Later Eighteenth Century; Works Cited; IndexLinking the decline in Church authority in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries with the increasing respectability of fiction, Carol Stewart provides a new perspective on the rise of the novel. The resulting readings of novels by authors such as Samuel Richardson, Sarah Fielding, Frances Sheridan, Charlotte Lennox, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne, William Godwin, and Jane Austen shed light on the literary marketplace and the status of writers.English fiction18th centuryHistory and criticismEthics in literatureChristian ethics in literatureReligion and literatureEnglandHistory18th centuryLatitudinarianism (Church of England)History18th centuryElectronic books.English fictionHistory and criticism.Ethics in literature.Christian ethics in literature.Religion and literatureHistoryLatitudinarianism (Church of England)History823/.509353Stewart Carol(Carol Ann)1199493MiAaPQMiAaPQMiAaPQBOOK9910532492703321The eighteenth-century novel and the secularization of ethics2771048UNINA