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Author Paige, Nicholas D.

Title Before fiction : the ancien régime of the novel / Nicholas D. Paige
Edition First edition
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 284 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: The three regimes of the novel -- The impossible Princess (Lafayette) -- Quixote circa 1670 (Subligny) -- How to read a mind (Crébillon) -- The aesthetics of sentiment (Rousseau) -- The demon of reality (Diderot) -- Beyond belief (Cazotte) -- Conclusion: On narrators natural and unnatural
Analysis Multi-User
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject English fiction -- 17th century -- Themes, motives.
English fiction -- 18th century -- Themes, motives.
Fiction -- Technique.
French fiction -- 17th century -- Themes, motives.
French fiction -- 18th century -- Themes, motives.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812205103 (electronic bk.)
1283897172 (ebk)
9780812205107 (electronic bk.)
9781283897174 (ebk)