British Historical Fiction Before Scott

Hardcover | May 15, 2010

byAnne Stevens

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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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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.

ANNE STEVENS is an assistant professor in the department of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.79 × 5.75 × 0.72 inPublished:May 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023024629X

ISBN - 13:9780230246294

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
Acknowledgements
The Formation of a Genre
Historical Novels, 1762-1783
The Historical Novel in the Circulating Library
Historical Novels, 1784-1813
The Historical Novel in the Reviews
Epilogue: Ivanhoe and Historical Fiction
Works Cited
Index