History of the pre-romantic novel in England.
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Published by Modern Language Assn. of America in New York .
Written in English


  • English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • French fiction -- History and criticism,
  • Literature, Comparative -- English and French,
  • Literature, Comparative -- French and English

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Other titlesThe pre-romantic novel in England.
LC ClassificationsPR858.R6 F6
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 294 p.
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6046862M
LC Control Number49005698

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Feb 13,  · Romanticism is a historical movement that still hugely colours how we tend to feel and look at the world: it’s responsible for the way we approach love, nature, business and children. This is. The Castle of Wolfenbach () is the most famous novel written by the English Gothic novelist Eliza lfcmalta.com published in two volumes during , it was one of the seven "horrid novels" recommended by the character Isabella Thorpe to Catherine Morland in Jane Austen's novel Northanger Abbey and was an important early work in the genre, predating both Ann Radcliffe's The Mysteries of Author: Eliza Parsons. England 18th-century precursors. The Romantic movement in English literature of the early 19th century has its roots in 18th-century poetry, the Gothic novel and the novel of sensibility. This includes the graveyard poets, who were a number of pre-Romantic English poets writing in the 's and later, whose works are characterized by their gloomy meditations on mortality, "skulls and coffins. THE PRE-ROMANTIC NOVEL IN ENGLAND PROFESSOR James R. Foster's History of the preromantic novel in England, recently pub-lished by the Modern Language Association of America,1 is an excellent book and in many ways an illuminating study of a hitherto scantily explored field of research. "The scholar, who must admit the importance of.

Notes INTRODUCTION 1 See Ernest A. Baker, The History of the English Novel (London, ), , 2 The Rise of the Novel of Manners (New York, ), 3 Sherburn, "The Restoration and Eighteenth Century," in A Literary History of England, ed. Albert C. Baugh (New York, ), ; Foster, History of the Pre-Romantic Novel in England (New York, ) ;Cited by: 8. 2 Jame s R. Foster, in hi History of the Pre-Romantic Novel in England (New York: The Modern Language Association, ), is the first to do full justice to Prevost. An earlier scholar, Benjamin N. Woodbridge, in "Romantic Tendencies in the Novels of the Abbe Prevost," PMLA XXVI (), called. In this book Katherine Binhammer surveys seduction narratives from the late eighteenth century within the context of the new ideal of marriage-for-love and shows how these tales tell varying stories of women's emotional and sexual lives. In History of the Pre-Romantic Novel in England. New York: Kraus Reprint Corp., – Cited by: English literature - English literature - The Romantic period: As a term to cover the most distinctive writers who flourished in the last years of the 18th century and the first decades of the 19th, “Romantic” is indispensable but also a little misleading: there was no self-styled “Romantic movement” at the time, and the great writers of the period did not call themselves Romantics.