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The anti-Jacobin novel : British conservatism and the French Revolution / M.O. Grenby.

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Subject: English fiction > 18th century > History and criticism.
France > History > Revolution, 1789-1799 > Literature and the revolution.
English fiction > 19th century > History and criticism.
Conservatism > Great Britain > History > 18th century.
Conservatism > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Political fiction, English > History and criticism.
English fiction > French influences.
Romanticism > Great Britain.
Conservatism in literature.
Jacobins in literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0511018320
  • ISBN: 9780511018329
  • ISBN: 0521803519
  • ISBN: 9780521803519
  • ISBN: 0511154011
  • ISBN: 9780511154010
  • ISBN: 0511043783
  • ISBN: 9780511043789
  • ISBN: 0511119585
  • ISBN: 9780511119583
  • ISBN: 9780511484278
  • ISBN: 0511484275
  • ISBN: 1280159480
  • ISBN: 9781280159480
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 271 pages).
  • Publisher: Cambridge ; Cambridge University Press, 2001.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-265) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CHAPTER 1 Novels reproved and reprieved; CHAPTER 2 Representing revolution; CHAPTER 3 The ew philosophy; CHAPTER 4 The vaurien and the hierarchy of Jacobinism; CHAPTER 5 Levellers, nabobs and the manners of the great: the novel s defence of hierarchy; CHAPTER 6 The creation of orthodoxy: constructing the anti-Jacobin novel; CHAPTER 7 Conclusion; Notes; Select bibliography; Index.
Summary: M.O. Grenby's book offers an insight into the society which produced and consumed anti-Jacobin novels. He examines the strategies used by conservatives in their fiction, thus shedding new light on how the anti-Jacobin campaign was understood and organised in Britain.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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