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Making the Novel

Fiction and Society in Britain, 1660-1789

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This book advances a new cultural reading of the formation of the British novel. Rejecting a teleological narrative of the genre's 'rise' and through close analysis of key texts, the authors present a dynamic picture of the...

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This book advances a new cultural reading of the formation of the British novel. Rejecting a teleological narrative of the genre's 'rise' and through close analysis of key texts, the authors present a dynamic picture of the emergence of the novel, which focuses upon formal innovation, social engagement, and artistic and commercial competition.

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Offers a new reading of the creation of the British novel, rejecting the traditional teleologial narrative of the genre's 'rise'
Provides indepth analysis of over twenty texts, both canonical and noncanonical
Examines key topics such as formal innovation, social engagement, and artistic and commercial competition

Acknowledgements
Introduction: Modelling the Novel
Missing Parts: Fiction to Defoe
Novels and Anti-Novels: Contesting Fictions
Teaching Readers to Read: Richardson and Fielding
Renewing the Novel: Novelty, Originality, and New Directions
The Sympathetic Strain: Sterne and Sentimental Fiction
Narrating the Nation: Leisure, Luxury, and Politeness
Conclusion: Making the Novel, Reading the Novel
Bibliography
Index.
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BREAN HAMMOND is Professor of English at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century writing, including Professional Imaginative Writing in England 1670-1740 (1997). He is a former President of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

SHAUN REGAN is Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Literature at Queen's University Belfast, UK. He has published articles on Sterne, print culture, and the culture of politeness. He was formerly a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at University College Dublin.

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BREAN HAMMOND is Professor of English at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of numerous books and articles on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century writing, including Professional Imaginative Writing in England 1670-1740 (1997). He is a former President of the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

SHAUN REGAN is Lecturer in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Literature at Queen's University Belfast, UK. He has published articles on Sterne, print culture, and the culture of politeness. He was formerly a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at University College Dublin.

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