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An exemplary history of the novel : the Quixotic versus the picaresque / Walter L. Reed.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1981.
ISBN 0226706834

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Subjects American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction.
English-speaking countries -- Intellectual life.
English-speaking countries.
Fiction -- History and criticism.
Intellectual life.
Novela inglesa -- Siglo XIX -- Historia y crítica.
Novela inglesa -- Siglo XVIII -- Historia y crítica.
Roman -- Histoire et critique.
Roman américain -- 19e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Roman anglais -- 18e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Roman anglais -- 19e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Description viii, 334 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The problem with a poetics of the novel -- On the origins of the novel -- The advent of the Spanish picaresque -- The counterfiction of Don Quixote -- Moll Flanders and the picaresque: the transvaluation of virtue -- Joseph Andrews and the Quixotic: the politics of the classic -- Tristram shandy: displacement as signification -- Pickwick papers and Vanity fair: the renascence of convention -- The confidence-man and A Connecticut yankee in King Arthur's court: the novel, the original, and the new -- Felix Krull and The sot-weed factor: the modernity of the archaic -- Novel and history.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6446952
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Reed, Walter L.
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