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The Rise Of The Novel: Studies in Defore, Richardson and Fielding

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In this influential study, Ian Watt traces the genesis and development of the most popular of all literary forms, the novel. In his penetrating and original readings of Daniel Defoe, Samuel Richardson and Henry Fielding, he investigates the reasons why the three main eighteenth-century novelist wrote in the way they did - a way resulting ultimately in the modern novel of t

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Kindle Edition, 320 pages
Published April 30th 2011 by Vintage Digital (first published 1379)
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Phil Syphe
Jul 19, 2016 Phil Syphe rated it it was ok
I bought this as a secondary reading source for an English module I undertook at university. I read sections on the featured authors here and there over three months or more.

Parts were interesting but on the whole I'm not a fan of this type of work and wouldn't have purchased a copy if it hadn't been on our recommended reading list.

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