Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Reinvention of Wonder Sarah Tindal Kareem Har

Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Reinvention of Wonder Sarah Tindal Kareem Har





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Author:Sarah Tindal Kareem
Weight:494 gmSubject:Literature, Poetry - Criticism
Publisher:Oxford Univeity Press Subject 2: Literary Criticism
EAN:9780199689101 Publication Year: 23/10/2014
Place of Publication: United KingdomTitle:Eighteenth-Century Fiction And The Reinvention Of Wonder

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Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Reinvention of Wonder examines the place of wonder in eighteenth-century fiction, arguing that t wonder was, in fact, integral to-rather than antithetical to-the developing techniques of novelistic fiction

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Author-s-Sarah Tindal Kareem
PublisherOxford Univeity Press
Date of Publication23/10/2014
GenreLiterary Criticism

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Place of PublicationOxford
Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
ImprintOxford Univeity Press
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Weight494 g
Width148 mm
Height222 mm
Spine23 mm

Table Of ContentsIntroduction: Wonder and the Rise of Fiction , 1 Wonder in the Age of Enlightenment , 2 Rethinking the Real with Robion Crusoe and David Hume , 3 Suspending the Reader in Tom Jones and The Castle of Otranto , 4 Marvelous Tales of Wonde Performed, or rather, Not Performed in Baron Munchausens Narrative , 5 A Little Voyage of Discovery : Fiction and the Puuit of Knowledge , Epilogue
Author BiographySarah Tindal Kareem was born in London to an Indian father and a Scottish mother After reading English at Girton College, Cambridge, she received her PhD from Harvard Univeitys Department of English in 2003 Postdoctoral fellowships took her to the Max Planck Ititute for the History of Science in Berlin, to UCLAs Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies, and to the Univeity of Chicagos Society of Fellows In 2007 she returned to UCLA as an Assistant Professor in the Department of English, where she teaches undergraduate and graduate coues in literature of the long eighteenth century Eighteenth-Century Fiction and the Reinvention of Wonder is her fit book She lives in Santa Monica, California, with her husband and their two children

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