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The French revolution debate and the British novel, 1790-1814 : the struggle for history's authority

Author: Morgan Rooney
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Bucknell University Press, ©2013.
Series: Transits (Bucknell University)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study examines how debates about history during the French Revolution informed and changed the nature of the British novel between 1790 and 1814. During these years, intersections between history, political ideology, and fiction, as well as the various meanings of the term "history" itself, were multiple and far reaching. Morgan Rooney elucidates these subtleties clearly and convincingly. While political  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Morgan Rooney
ISBN: 9781611484762 1611484766 9781611485967 1611485967 9781611484779 1611484774
OCLC Number: 798060250
Description: viii, 223 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1688 in the 1790s: strategies for interpreting the glorious revolution --
The presence of the past: the discourses of history --
Order under siege: the discourses of history in the anti-Jacobin novel --
The crumbling (e)state: the problem of history in the novel of reform --
Representing history in a post-revolutionary age: varieties of early historical fiction.
Series Title: Transits (Bucknell University)
Responsibility: Morgan Rooney.

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Through an examination of a representative body of nonfiction prose from the French Revolution debate and a variety of subgenres of the novel from the 1790-1814 period, this study traces the  Read more...

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