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Conclusion: Millennial Times, Perennial Times

Randall Stevenson

in Reading the Times: Temporality and History in Twentieth-Century Fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474401555
eISBN:
9781474444880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401555.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The millennium and fears of its ‘bug’ confirmed how far the modern world remained in thrall to exacting temporalities. Some early C21st-century novels – e.g. by W.G. Sebald– extended the resistive ... More


Curious Subjects: Women and the Trials of Realism

Hilary M. Schor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199928095
eISBN:
9780199980550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928095.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Women's Literature

Curious Subjects focuses on the relationship between women, curiosity, and the rise of the novel, using the lenses of scientific, legal, and “fictional” curiosity to examine the changing ... More


Misfit Forms: Paths Not Taken by the British Novel

Lorri G. Nandrea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263431
eISBN:
9780823266623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263431.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Misfit Forms re-interprets a series of choices that shaped the development of the British novel. Histories of the novel often situate the early nineteenth century as a culminating moment in the ... More


Corporate Romanticism: Liberalism, Justice, and the Novel

Daniel M. Stout

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823272235
eISBN:
9780823272273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823272235.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Corporate Romanticism offers an alternative history of the connections between modernity, individualism, and the rise of the novel. In early nineteenth-century England, two developments—the rise of ... More


The Curse of Realism

Karin Kukkonen

in 4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction: How the Novel Found its Feet

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190913045
eISBN:
9780190913076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913045.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter challenges the assumption that throughout history the novel gets progressively better at realism and at matching its language in cognitive processes. It characterises this assumption as ... More


Prose Fiction

Andrew Kahn, Mark Lipovetsky, Irina Reyfman, and Stephanie Sandler

in A History of Russian Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780199663941
eISBN:
9780191770463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199663941.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter considers the prose genres that developed in the period and their relative artistic success and limitations, recognizing that poetry had been much more open to innovation than prose. ... More


4E Cognition and Eighteenth-Century Fiction: How the Novel Found its Feet

Karin Kukkonen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190913045
eISBN:
9780190913076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190913045.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

The early novel developed modes of writing that are considered gripping and immersive, because they foreground physical states, meaningful gestures, and emotional excitement. This monograph shows how ... More


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