The Development of the Novel
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Collecting writings by novelists and critics, these three volumes cover the origins of the novel through the 18th century and the early novel from Cervantes to Austen; the continental novel in the 19th century; the 19th century English novel from Scott to James; and the 20th century novel. The selections include prefaces, passages from novels and reviews as well as critical works, each one with a brief introduction to the author and the work quoted. (Volume III has a misprint on the title page.) No jackets.