British Historical Fiction before Scott
In the half century before Walter Scott's Waverley, dozens of popular novelists produced historical fictions for circulating libraries. This book examines eighty-five popular historical novels published between 1762 and 1813, looking at how the conventions of the genre developed through a process of imitation and experimentation.
Fiction | History | Intellectual History | Literature in English, British Isles | Nonfiction
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Stevens, A. H.
British Historical Fiction before Scott. In Anne Mellor and Clifford Siskin,