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The Resource Falling into matter : problems of embodiment in English fiction from Defoe to Shelley, Elizabeth R. Napier

Falling into matter : problems of embodiment in English fiction from Defoe to Shelley, Elizabeth R. Napier

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Falling into matter : problems of embodiment in English fiction from Defoe to Shelley
Title
Falling into matter
Title remainder
problems of embodiment in English fiction from Defoe to Shelley
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth R. Napier
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Falling into Matter examines the complex role of the body in the development of the English novel in the eighteenth century. Elizabeth R. Napier argues that despite an increasing emphasis on the need to present ideas in corporeal terms, early fiction writers continued to register spiritual and moral reservations about the centrality of the body to human and imaginative experience. Drawing on six works of early English fiction--Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Samuel Richardson's Clarissa, Henry Fielding's Tom Jones, Elizabeth Inchbald's A Simple Story, and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein--Napier examines how authors grappled with technical and philosophical issues of the body, questioning its capacity for moral action, its relationship to individual freedom and dignity, and its role in the creation of art. Falling into Matter charts the course of the early novel as its authors engaged formally, stylistically, and thematically with the increasingly insistent role of the body in the new genre."--Jacket
Cataloging source
N$T
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1950-
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Napier, Elizabeth R.
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English fiction
  • Human body in literature
  • Mind and body in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • English fiction
  • Human body in literature
  • Mind and body in literature
Label
Falling into matter : problems of embodiment in English fiction from Defoe to Shelley, Elizabeth R. Napier
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Robinson Crusoe : discord -- Gulliver's travels : shock -- Clarissa : grace -- Tom Jones : Cohesion -- A simple story : dissipation -- Frankenstein : dissociation
Control code
ocn868069189
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 257 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442664326
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2jzdhw
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868069189
Label
Falling into matter : problems of embodiment in English fiction from Defoe to Shelley, Elizabeth R. Napier
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Robinson Crusoe : discord -- Gulliver's travels : shock -- Clarissa : grace -- Tom Jones : Cohesion -- A simple story : dissipation -- Frankenstein : dissociation
Control code
ocn868069189
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 257 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442664326
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2jzdhw
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)868069189

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