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Edgar Shannon Professor and Chair Department of EnglishPatricia Meyer Spacks PH D

Desire and Truth

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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... 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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ISBN-13 9780226768458
Author Edgar Shannon Professor and Chair Department of EnglishPatricia Meyer Spacks PH D
Language Code eng
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Publication Date Apr 19, 1990
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