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Foreign Imports

Jenny Mander

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter examines foreign novels, which greatly overshadowed the English novel. The prevalence of imitations and translations of foreign novels had been a matter of significant critical concern ... More


Judging the Distance: Fiction with Europe in Mind

Rod Mengham

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 7: British and Irish Fiction Since 1940

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198749394
eISBN:
9780191869754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749394.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on the way in which a settlement of differences between English language fiction and foreign fiction is always changing. During the Second World War, there were special reasons ... More


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