This study approaches the fiction of the 1930s through critical debates about genre, language and history, setting these in their original context, and discussing the generic forms most favoured by novelists at the time.
This volume brings together a number of recent critical essays on aspects of gender discourse visible in Indian English fiction. The articles included here address the multiple aspects of gender identity and open up doors for a number of varied interpretations.
Falling into Matter examines the complex role of the body in the development of the English novel in the eighteenth century. Drawing on six works of early English fiction — Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Samuel Richardson's Clarissa, Henry Fielding's Tom Jones, Elizabeth Inchbald's A Simple Story, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - Napier examines how authors grappled with technical and philosophical issues of the body, questioning its capacity for moral action, its relationship to individual freedom and dignity, and its role in the creation of art.
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.
This guide will provide resources for you to conduct academic research and literary analysis on fiction literature.
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