A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture
"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. It is an up-to-date resource for the study of the eighteenth-century novel. It furnishes readers with a sophisticated vision of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and moral context. It foregrounds those topics of most historical and political relevance to the twenty-first century. It explores formative influences on the eighteenth-century novel, its engagement with the major issues and philosophies of the period, and its lasting legacy. It covers both traditional themes, such as narrative authority and print culture, and cutting-edge topics, such as globalization, nationhood, technology, and science. It considers both canonical and non-canonical literature.