Imagining a self : autobiography and novel in eighteenth-century England / Patricia Meyer Spacks.

By: Spacks, Patricia Ann MeyerMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1976Description: 342 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 0674440056; 9780674440050Subject(s): English fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism | Psychological fiction, English -- History and criticism | Authors, English -- Biography -- History and criticism | Identity (Psychology) in literature | Self in literature | AutobiographyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Imagining a self.DDC classification: 823/.5/09 LOC classification: PR858.I3 | S6
Contents:
Identity in fiction and in fact -- The soul's imaginings: Daniel Defoe, William Cowper -- Female identities -- The defenses of form: Edward Gibbon -- The beautiful oblique: Tristram shandy -- Dynamics of fear: Fanny Burney -- The sense of audience: Samuel Richardson, Colley Cibber -- Young men's fancies: James Boswell, Henry Fielding -- Laws of time: Fielding and Boswell -- Selfhood, given and formed.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Identity in fiction and in fact -- The soul's imaginings: Daniel Defoe, William Cowper -- Female identities -- The defenses of form: Edward Gibbon -- The beautiful oblique: Tristram shandy -- Dynamics of fear: Fanny Burney -- The sense of audience: Samuel Richardson, Colley Cibber -- Young men's fancies: James Boswell, Henry Fielding -- Laws of time: Fielding and Boswell -- Selfhood, given and formed.

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