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THE ORIGINS OF THE ENGLISH NOVEL. 1600-1740 by  Michael McKeon - Paperback - First U.K. - 1988 - from Diversity Books and


by McKeon, Michael

Condition: Very Good

London: Radius, 1988. xi, + 529pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Very small penned name to top corner of ffep., else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has a soft corner crease to front panel, minimal edgewear. "The genesis of the novel, argues Michael McKeon, lies in the great upheavals, of secularization and reform that transformed early modern Europe . . . combines historical analysis and readings of extraordinarily diverse texts to rethink the foundations of the dominant literary form of the modern era." Contents include: Acks., Introduction, 12 chapters over three parts, Conclusion, Notes, Index. Book weight approx. 750g. . First U.K.. Softcover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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