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Author Gerould, Gordon Hall, 1877-1953.

Title The patterns of English and American fiction; a history.

Imprint New York, Russell & Russell, 1966 [c1942]

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 Moore Stacks  PR821 .G4 1966    Available  ---
Description x, 526 p. illus. 22 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. [493]-494.
Contents Medieval taste in fiction -- Old fashions and new in the sixteenth centrury -- Experiments and achievements of the seventeenth century -- Approaches to the novel -- The dominance of the novel -- The sentimental strain -- The ferment of ideas -- The novel of common life -- The return of romance -- Sir Walter Scott -- The Georgian novel of domestic and social life -- The revival of the picaresque -- Scott's successors in romance -- Dickens and Bulwer-Lytton -- The Victorian world in the novel -- Discussion and propaganda in nineteenth century fiction -- Interpreters: I. Hawthorne, Melville, and the Brontes -- Interpreters: II. Eliot, Meredith, and Hardy -- Variations in romance -- Explorers of varying scenes -- Explorers of the inner life -- The modern world in the novel
Subject English fiction -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- History and criticism.