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Nation and Novel: The English Novel from Its Origins to the Present Day


What is English about the English novel, and how has the idea of the English nation been shaped by the writers of fiction? How do the novel's profound differences from poetry and drama affect its representation of national consciousness? Nation and Novel sets out to answer these questions by tracing English prose fiction from its late medieval origins through its stories of rogues and criminals, family rebellions and suffering heroines, to the present-day novels of immigration. Major novelists from Daniel Defoe to the ...

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    • Title: Nation and Novel by Patrick Parrinder
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press Academic UK
    • Print ISBN: 9780199264858, 0199264856
    • eText ISBN: 9780191647727
    • Edition: 2008
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