Wiley-Blackwell | 2006 | ISBN: 1405101571 | 568 pages
A Companion to the Eighteenth-century Novel furnishes readers with a sophisticated vision of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and moral contexts.
* An up-to-date resource for the study of the eighteenth-century novel.
* Furnishes readers with a sophisticated vision of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and moral contexts.
* Foregrounds those topics of most historical and political relevance to the twenty-first century.
* Explores formative influences on the eighteenth-century novel, its engagement with the major issues and philosophies of the period, and its lasting legacy.
* Covers both traditional themes, such as narrative authority and print culture, and cutting-edge topics, such as globalization, nationhood, technology, and science.
* Keeps readers abreast of current critical trends in the field.
* Considers both canonical and non-canonical literature.
* The editors and contributors are well-known and respected scholars in the field.