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Harry Shaw’s aim is to promote a fuller understanding of nineteenth-century historical fiction by revealing its formal possibilities and limitations. His wide-ranging book establishes a typology of the ways in which history was used in prose fiction during the nineteenth century, examining major works by Sir Walter Scott—the first modern historical novelist—and by Balzac, Hugo, Anatole France, Eliot, Thackeray, Dickens, and Tolstoy.

Table of Contents

  1. The Forms of Historical Fiction
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  1. Contents
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. 9-14
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  1. A Note on Citations of Scott's Works
  2. pp. 15-18
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  1. I. An Approach to the Historical Novel
  2. pp. 19-50
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  1. 2. History as Pastoral, History as a Source of Drama
  2. pp. 51-99
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  1. 3. History as Subject
  2. pp. 100-149
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  1. 4. Form in Scott's Novels: The Hero as Instrument
  2. pp. 150-211
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  1. 5. Form in Scott's Novels: The Hero as Subject
  2. pp. 212-252
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 253-257
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781501723278
Related ISBN
9781501723285
MARC Record
OCLC
1057626243
Pages
256
Launched on MUSE
2018-04-06
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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