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Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

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In this study intended for general readers, eminent critic Patricia Meyer Spacks provides a fresh, engaging account of the early history of the English novel. Novel Beginnings departs from the traditional, narrow focus on the development of the realistic novel to emphasize the many kinds of experimentation that marked the genre in the eighteenth century before its conventi ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Yale University Press
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