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The Resource The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740, (by) Michael McKeon

The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740, (by) Michael McKeon

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The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740
Title
The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740
Statement of responsibility
(by) Michael McKeon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
UkLiU
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1943-
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McKeon, Michael
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • English fiction
  • English fiction
Label
The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740, (by) Michael McKeon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-509) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: dialectical method in literary history -- Questions of Truth -- The destabilization of generic categories -- "Romance" as a simple abstraction -- Precursor revolutions: the Greek Enlightenment -- Precursor revolutions: the twelfth-century renaissance -- Historicism and the historical revolution -- The claim to historicity -- Naive Empiricism and extreme skepticism -- Romance, antiromance, true history -- The evidence of the senses: secularization and epistemological crisis -- The contradictory unity of the new philosophy -- "Natural history" as a narrative model -- "Religion versus science" and the problem of mediation -- The literalizing of revelation -- Apparition narratives -- Histories of the individual -- From saint's life to spiritual biography -- From picaresque to criminal biography -- From Christian pilgrimmage to scientific travel -- The empirical style becomes problematic -- The emergence of extreme skepticism -- Toward realism, the aesthetic, and human creativity -- Questions of virtue -- The destabilization of social categories -- Aristocratic ideology -- Precursor revolutions: the Greek Enlightenment -- Precursor revolutions: the twelfth-century renaissance -- Progressive ideology and the transvaluation of honor -- The rise of the gentry -- From status to class -- The persistence of the aristocracy -- The formation of conservative ideology -- Understanding status inconsistency -- Absolutism and capitalist ideology: the volatility of reform -- The absolute prince absolutized -- Sword and robe -- Protestants and capitalists -- Evaluating human appetites -- Progressive ideology and conservative ideology -- Stories of virtue -- Novelistic narrative as historical explanation -- Historical models for progressive narratives -- Historical models for conservative narratives -- Ideological implications of generic models -- The gendering of ideology -- The conflation of truth and virtue -- The dialectical constitution of the novel -- Romance transformations (I): Cervantes and the disenchantment of the world -- Romance transformations (II): Bunyan and the literalization of allegory -- Parables of the younger son (I): Defoe and the naturalization of desire -- The institutionalization of conflict (I): Richardson and the domestication of service -- The institutionalization of conflict (II): fielding and the instrumentality of belief
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 529 pages
Isbn
9780801832918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The origins of the English novel, 1600-1740, (by) Michael McKeon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 423-509) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: dialectical method in literary history -- Questions of Truth -- The destabilization of generic categories -- "Romance" as a simple abstraction -- Precursor revolutions: the Greek Enlightenment -- Precursor revolutions: the twelfth-century renaissance -- Historicism and the historical revolution -- The claim to historicity -- Naive Empiricism and extreme skepticism -- Romance, antiromance, true history -- The evidence of the senses: secularization and epistemological crisis -- The contradictory unity of the new philosophy -- "Natural history" as a narrative model -- "Religion versus science" and the problem of mediation -- The literalizing of revelation -- Apparition narratives -- Histories of the individual -- From saint's life to spiritual biography -- From picaresque to criminal biography -- From Christian pilgrimmage to scientific travel -- The empirical style becomes problematic -- The emergence of extreme skepticism -- Toward realism, the aesthetic, and human creativity -- Questions of virtue -- The destabilization of social categories -- Aristocratic ideology -- Precursor revolutions: the Greek Enlightenment -- Precursor revolutions: the twelfth-century renaissance -- Progressive ideology and the transvaluation of honor -- The rise of the gentry -- From status to class -- The persistence of the aristocracy -- The formation of conservative ideology -- Understanding status inconsistency -- Absolutism and capitalist ideology: the volatility of reform -- The absolute prince absolutized -- Sword and robe -- Protestants and capitalists -- Evaluating human appetites -- Progressive ideology and conservative ideology -- Stories of virtue -- Novelistic narrative as historical explanation -- Historical models for progressive narratives -- Historical models for conservative narratives -- Ideological implications of generic models -- The gendering of ideology -- The conflation of truth and virtue -- The dialectical constitution of the novel -- Romance transformations (I): Cervantes and the disenchantment of the world -- Romance transformations (II): Bunyan and the literalization of allegory -- Parables of the younger son (I): Defoe and the naturalization of desire -- The institutionalization of conflict (I): Richardson and the domestication of service -- The institutionalization of conflict (II): fielding and the instrumentality of belief
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 529 pages
Isbn
9780801832918
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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