Early Modern Authorship and Prose Continuations : Adaptation and Ownership from Sidney to Richardson

By: Simonova, NatashaMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandEarly Modern Literature in History: Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (234 p.)ISBN: 9781137474131Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Early Modern Authorship and Prose Continuations : Adaptation and Ownership from Sidney to RichardsonLOC classification: PR428.A8 | S566 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Works of Another Hand; 2 The 'Perfect-Unperfect' Arcadia; 3 Approaches to Authorship in the Arcadia Continuations; 4 Rogues and Pilgrims: Two Restoration Bestsellers; 5 Samuel Richardson vs. the 'High Life Men'; 6 Closing the Circle: Clarissa and Sir Charles Grandison; Conclusion: The Fall of the Sequel; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: <p >The first in-depth account of fictional sequels in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, this examines cases of prose fiction works being continued by multiple writers, reading them for evidence of Early Modern attitudes towards authorship, originality, and literary property.
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Cover; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: Works of Another Hand; 2 The 'Perfect-Unperfect' Arcadia; 3 Approaches to Authorship in the Arcadia Continuations; 4 Rogues and Pilgrims: Two Restoration Bestsellers; 5 Samuel Richardson vs. the 'High Life Men'; 6 Closing the Circle: Clarissa and Sir Charles Grandison; Conclusion: The Fall of the Sequel; Notes; Bibliography; Index

<p >The first in-depth account of fictional sequels in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, this examines cases of prose fiction works being continued by multiple writers, reading them for evidence of Early Modern attitudes towards authorship, originality, and literary property.

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Natasha Simonova completed her PhD at the University of Edinburgh, where she currently holds a postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities. She also writes fiction.

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