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Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction

The Public Conscience in the Private Sphere (Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Thought)

by John P. Zomchick

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Novels, other prose & writers: 16th to 18th centuries,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Eastern Europe,
  • Eastern European,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Eastern European,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Literary Criticism : Eastern European

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9356203M
    ISBN 100521044286
    ISBN 109780521044288
    OCLC/WorldCa235947149

    This groundbreaking study examines the vexed and unstable relations between the eighteenth-century novel and the material world. Rather than exploring dress's transformative potential, it charts the novel's vibrant engagement with ordinary clothes in its bid to establish new ways of articulating identity and market itself as a durable genre. A History of Eighteenth-Century British Literature is a lively exploration of one of the most diverse and innovative periods in literary history. Capturing the richness and excitement of the era, this book provides extensive coverage of major authors, poets, dramatists, and journalists of the period, such as Dryden, Pope and Swift, while also exploring the works of important writers who have Author: John Richetti.

    This illuminating interdisciplinary study will be of considerable value to students and scholars of eighteenth-century literature, social history and law.' Sue Chaplin, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK ’Nixon’s study is a valuable addition to recent work on the family in eighteenth-century Britain. A Companion to the Eighteenth-century Novel furnishes readers with a sophisticated vision of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and moral contexts. An up-to-date resource for the study of the eighteenth-century novel Furnishes readers with a sophisticated vision of the eighteenth-century novel in its political, aesthetic, and moral context Foregrounds those topics of.

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Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction by John P. Zomchick Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Family and the law in eighteenth-century fiction: the public conscience in the private sphere. [John P Zomchick]. Eighteenth-Century Fiction publishes articles in both English and French on all aspects of imaginative prose in the period –, but will also examine papers on late 17th-century or early 19th-century fiction, particularly when the works are discussed in connection with the eighteenth century.

Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction offers challenging interpretations of the public and private faces of individualism in the eighteenth-century English novel. John P. Zomchick begins by surveying the social, historical and ideological functions of law and the family in England's developing market economy.

A footprint materializes mysteriously on a deserted shore; a giant helmet falls from the sky; a traveler awakens to find his horse dangling from a church steeple.

Eighteenth-century British fiction brims with moments such as these, in which the prosaic rubs up against the marvelous. Home > elibrary > Law > Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction The Public Conscience in the Private Sphere Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction The Public Conscience in the Private Sphere (Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Thought) Book Review: Mind of a Bard by Ibraheem Uthman.

This book draws upon social, political and legal history to show that law and family play a central role in shaping the fictional world of six eighteenth-century English novels. Synopsis Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction offers challenging interpretations of the public and private faces of individualism in the eighteenth-century Author: John P.

Zomchick. When the novel broke into cultural prominence in the eighteenth century, it became notorious for the gripping, immersive style of its narratives.

In this book, Karin Kukkonen explores this phenomenon through the embodied style in Eliza Haywood's flamboyant amatory fiction, Charlotte Lennox's work as a cultural broker between Britain and France, Sarah Fielding's experimental novels, and Frances.

Eighteenth-Century Fiction (ECF) is an international, peer-reviewed quarterly devoted to the critical and historical investigation of literature and culture of the period Since its foundation inECF has expanded its scope to reflect changes in the discipline, and we now solicit and publish a variety of approaches on a wide range of relevant cultural materials.

Recognizing the. Get this from a library. Family and the law in eighteenth-century fiction: the public conscience in the private sphere. [John P Zomchick] -- Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction offers challenging new interpretations of the public and private faces of individualism in the eighteenth-century English novel.

John P. Zomchick. New book reviews: read online April 6, Read the next issue’s book reviews for free on the journal website / Lire les critiques littéraires du prochain numéro gratuitement sur le site internet de la revue.

| Eighteenth-Century Fiction publishes reviews of relevant, recent scholarly books in. In Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Law of Property, Wolfram Schmidgen draws on legal and economic writings to analyze the description of houses, landscapes, and commodities in eighteenth-century fiction.

His study argues that such descriptions are important to the British imagination of community. By making visible what it means to own Cited by: Eighteenth-century fan fiction highlights the tentative nature of the “novel” as a literary project, its developing and distinctive practices of fictional characterization, the emerging descriptive and normative definitions of “fictional.

Eighteenth-Century Fiction offers students and researchers access to this dynamic period of English literary history. It not only represents all the major writers associated with the 'rise of the novel' - Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, Tobias Smollett, and Laurence Sterne - but also many less well-known, but equally vital and.

: The Orphan in Eighteenth-Century Law and Literature: Estate, Blood, and Body (Studies in Childhood, to the Present) eBook: Cheryl L. Nixon: Kindle Store. (shelved times as 18th-century) avg rating — 30, ratings — published Want to Read saving. The Afterlives of Eighteenth-Century Fiction probes the adaptation and appropriation of a wide range of canonical and lesser-known British and Irish novels in the long eighteenth century, from the period of Daniel Defoe and Eliza Haywood through to that of Jane Austen and Walter Scott.

Major Pages: 48 EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY STUDIES first place we need to demonstrate the importance of the law in general to a study of eighteenth-century fiction. This importance can be evidenced most simply from the fre-quency with which legal matters are used to bring individual fic-tional worlds into being.

Captain Singleton's path through life, so. (Family and the Law). a book-length study of eighteenth-century lesbian culture, Passions Between. students of eighteenth-century fiction by and about women reco gnize the. My book British Historical Fiction before Scott () examines the popular historical novels of this era.

I look at 85 novels published between and to explore how the conventions of the historical novel took shape during this period, how the genre grew out of but eventually branched off from the Gothic tradition, and how it was. This feminine crisis finds expression within a range of female fiction of the mid-to-late eighteenth century - in Charlotte Lennox's anti-romance satire, Frances Sheridan's 'conduct-book' novels, the Gothic romances of Radcliffe and Eliza Fenwick and the sensationalistic horror fiction of Charlotte : $.

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The title is a bit misleading: save for a brief discussion of Edward Cokeâ s Complete Copyholder in the introduction, this book is less about law as such (unlike, say, John P. Zomchickâ s Family and the Law in Eighteenth-Century Fiction) or even manorial law as such than about the persistence of a manorial ideal.1 Reading novels from Defoeâ.

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Cheryl Nixon's book is the first to connect the eighteenth-century fictional orphan and factual orphan, emphasizing the Brand: Taylor And Francis.