Descendants of Waverley

Descendants of Waverley

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Descendants of Waverley examines contemporary novelists’ combination of historical authority and narrative art to create authentic and accessible depictions of the past. This technique, the “romance of history,” challenges conventional theories that the novel as a genre erased the romance. Individual chapters establish the critical framework, analyze the strategies that authors use to romance history, and demonstrate the subgenres that exist in current historical… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Bucknell University Press (August 11, 2016)

Collection: Transits: Literature, Thought & Culture, 1650–1850

Format: EPUB

Page count: 270 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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