Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 05 February 2015

704 Pages


ISBN: 9780199574803

Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (AQ)

The Oxford History of the Novel in English

Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Edited by Peter Garside and Karen O'Brien

Oxford History of the Novel in English

  • The latest volume in the Oxford History of the Novel in English
  • Offers unprecedented coverage of an under-studied period in the history of the novel
  • Provides a wide-ranging overview of the novel in the period as well other forms, themes, and adjacent activities
  • Tracks emergence of variety of distinct subgenres, often previously subsumed into 'the Gothic'
  • Reappraises the works of major novelists, Smollett, Sterne, Austen, and Scott, in a wider historical and cultural context, viewed in both national and transnational terms
  • Brings together contributions from major specialists in their field from across the World