A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture
A Companion to the Eighteenth-century Novel furnishes readers with a sophisticated vision of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and moral contexts.
An up-to-date resource for the study of the eighteenth-century novel
Furnishes readers with a sophisticated vision of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and moral context
Foregrounds those topics of most historical and political relevance to the twenty-first century
Explores formative influences on the eighteenth-century novel, its engagement with the major issues and philosophies of the period, and its lasting legacy
Covers both traditional themes, such as narrative authority and print culture, and cutting-edge topics, such as globalization, nationhood, technology, and science
Considers both canonical and non-canonical literature
Paula R. Backscheider is Philpott-Stevens Eminent Scholar at Auburn University. A former president of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, she is best known as the author of Daniel Defoe: His Life (1992).
Catherine Ingrassia is Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University. She is the author of Authorship, Commerce, and Gender in Early Eighteenth-Century England (1998).