The Excellence of Falsehood

The Excellence of Falsehood

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"The only excellence of falsehood... is its resemblance to truth," proclaims a clergyman in Charlotte Lennox's The Female Quixote. He argues that romances are bad art; novels, he implies, are better. This clergyman's remarks -- repeating what literary and moral authorities had been saying since the late seventeenth century -- are central to Deborah Ross's discussion of romance characteristics in English women's novels.

Aphra Behn, Delariviere Manley, Eliza Haywood,… (more)


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Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky (May 11, 2021)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 264 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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