1st Edition

Sir Walter Scott on Novelists and Fiction (Routledge Revivals)

Edited By

Ioan Williams

ISBN 9780415615020
Published March 22, 2012 by Routledge
514 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1968, this collection of essays and reviews represents all that Sir Walter Scott wrote on the subject of novels and novelists, and will be invaluable for the study of Scott, both as novelist and critic.  The work provides a survey of the novel at an important period of its development and offers an historical perspective not normally available in one volume.

Table of Contents

Part 1: From lives of the novelists  1. Samuel Richardson  2. Henry Fielding  3. Tobias Smollett  4. Oliver Goldsmith  5. Laurence Sterne  6. Henry Mackenzie  7. Horace Walpole  8. Clara Reeve  9. Ann Radcliffe  10. Alain le Sage  11. Charles Johnstone  12. Robert Bage  13. Jonathan Swift  14. Daniel Defoe  15. Charlotte Smith  Part 2: Ocassional Essays and Reviews  16. Fleetwood by William Godwin  17. Fatal Revenge by Dennis Murphy  18. John de Lancaster by Richard Cumberland  19. Emma by Jane Austen  20. Tales of My Landlord by Walter Scott  21. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley  22. Women by Maturin  23. The Omen by John Galt  24. On the Supernatural in Fictitious Composition, and Particularly on the work of Ernest Theodore William Hoffmann  25. The Adventures of Hajji Baba  26. The Pilgrim's Progress ed. Robert Southey  Part 3: From the Prefaces  27. Auhorship  28. The Most Legitimate Plan  29. On Contemporary Fiction  30. The Historical Novel  31. Methods of Construction  32. On Popularity  33. Under Interrogation

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