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Seventeenth-Century Fiction: Text and Transmission

Jacqueline Glomski and Isabelle Moreau


The novel has become a news item. In the past few years, discussion of fiction in all sorts of media has intensified. The prominence of literary critics has increased, the awarding of lucrative book prizes has become more publicized, and reports of the formation of reading groups have proliferated. Seventeenth-Century Fiction: Text and Transmission responds to the present interest in the novel by offering a fresh, broad approach to the history of early modern fiction that shifts away from the outmoded ‘rise-of-the-novel’ perspective and reaches beyond the boundaries of a single national litera ... More

Keywords: book, early modern, fact, fiction, genre, novel, prose, seventeenth century, translation, transmission

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780198737261
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737261.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacqueline Glomski, editor
Senior Research Fellow, Department of History, King's College London

Isabelle Moreau, editor
Reader in Early Modern Studies, University College London