British Historical Fiction before Scott

by A. Stevens
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2010-04-09
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 201 pages
ISBN 13: 0230275303
ISBN 10: 9780230275300
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In the half century before Walter Scott's Waverley , dozens of popular novelists produced historical fictions for circulating libraries. This book examines eighty-five popular historical novels published between 1762 and 1813, looking at how the conventions of the genre developed through a process of imitation and experimentation.
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