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The eighteenth-century novel and the secularization of ethics [[electronic resource] /] / Carol Stewart

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Autore: Stewart Carol (Carol Ann) Visualizza persona
Titolo: The eighteenth-century novel and the secularization of ethics [[electronic resource] /] / Carol Stewart Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Burlington, VT, : Ashgate, 2010
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (229 p.)
Disciplina: 823/.509353
Soggetto topico: English fiction - 18th century - History and criticism
Ethics in literature
Christian ethics in literature
Religion and literature - England - History - 18th century
Latitudinarianism (Church of England) - History - 18th century
Soggetto genere / forma: Electronic books.
Note generali: Includes index.
Nota di contenuto: 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; Index
Sommario/riassunto: Linking 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.
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ISBN: 1-317-03451-1
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910459346003321
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