British Historical Fiction before Scott
Anne Mellor and Clifford Siskin
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.
English literature--Research; Historical fiction; Library circulation and loans
Fiction | History | Intellectual History | Literature in English, British Isles | Nonfiction
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DOI: 10.1057/9780230275300; ISBN: 978-0-230-24629-4; ISBN10: 0-230-24629-X
Stevens, A. H.
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