The Historical Novel from Scott to Sabatini

Changing Attitudes toward a Literary Genre, 1814-1920

Authors: Orel, H.

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Sir Walter Scott defined the parameters of the historical novel and illustrated his concept of the genre by writing a long series of novels dealing with medieval times, the Elizabethan Age and the 18th Century. Later novels written by his contemporaries and successors attracted smaller audiences. When Robert Louis Stevenson, in the early 1880s, enthusiastically expanded the boundaries of romantic fiction, he became a standard-bearer and an inspiration to many of his fellow-novelists: Walter Besant, Richard Doddridge Blackmore, Arthur Quiller-Couch, Arthur Conan Doyle, Stanley John Weyman, Anthony Hope, Henry Rider Haggard, and Rafael Sabatini.

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HAROLD OREL

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Historical Novel from Scott to Sabatini
Book Subtitle
Changing Attitudes toward a Literary Genre, 1814-1920
Authors
Copyright
1995
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-37149-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230371491
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-60762-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 189
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