Desire and Truth

Spacks Patricia Meyer
Desire and Truth offers a major reassessment of the history of eighteenth-century fiction by showing how plot challenges or reinforces conventional categories of passion and rationality. Arguing that fiction creates and conveys its essential truths through plot, Patricia Meyer Spacks demonstrates that eighteenth-century fiction is both profoundly realistic and consistently... Read More
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Desire and Truth offers a major reassessment of the history of eighteenth-century fiction by showing how plot challenges or reinforces conventional categories of passion and rationality. Arguing that fiction creates and conveys its essential truths through plot, Patricia Meyer Spacks demonstrates that eighteenth-century fiction is both profoundly realistic and consistently daring.
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Publisher University of Chicago Press
ISBN-10 0226768457
ISBN-13 9780226768458
GTIN-13 9780226768458
GTIN-14 09780226768458
Subtitle Functions of Plot in Eighteenth-Century English Novels
Author Spacks Patricia Meyer
Edition 1
Language Code eng
Page Count 272
Publication Date Apr 19, 1990
Dimension 6.26 in 9.34 in 0.87 in