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Author Reed, Walter L
Title An exemplary history of the novel : the Quixotic versus the picaresque / Walter L. Reed
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1981
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  809.3 R251 1981    AVAILABLE    30500100266603
Descript viii, 334 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The problem with a poetics of the novel -- On the origins of the novel -- The advent of the Spanish picaresque -- The counterfiction of Don Quixote -- Moll Flanders and the picaresque: the transvaluation of virtue -- Joseph Andrews and the Quixotic: the politics of the classic -- Tristram Shandy: displacement as signification -- Pickwick papers and Vanity fair: the renascence of convention -- The confidence-man and A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court: the novel, the original, and the new -- Felix Krull and The sot-weed factor: the modernity of the archaic -- Novel and history
Subject Fiction -- History and criticism
English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life
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