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Published: 22 June 2000

768 Pages | figures, tables, 2 halftones

ISBN: 9780198183181

Bookseller Code (06)

The English Novel 1770-1829

A Bibliographical Survey of Prose Fiction Published in the British Isles

Volume II: 1800-1829

Peter Garside and Rainer Schöwerling
With the assistance of Christopher Skelton-Foord, Karin Wünsche, General Editors: Peter Garside, James Raven, and Rainer Schöwerling

  • The first complete copy-based record of the English novel during the Romantic era.
  • 2,250 separate entries.
  • Accurate researched details of authors, bibliographical composition of books, and the whereabouts of surviving copies.
  • The first reliable record of the gender composition of authorship in the period: recording the dominance of female authorship in the second decade of the 1800's and the masculinisation of the genre in the 1820s.