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CONTENTS Notes on Contributors i Introduction ix Catherine Ingrassia Shared Bibliography xxxv PART ONE Formative Influences 1 'I have now done with my island, and all manner of discourse about it': 1 Crusoe's Farther Adventures and the Unwritten History of the Novel Robert Markley 2 Fiction/Translation/Transnation: 54 The Secret History of the Eighteenth-Century Novel Srinivas Aravamudan 3 Narrative Transmigrations: 101 The Oriental Tale and the Novel in Eighteenth-Century Britain Ros Ballaster 4 Age of Peregrination: Travel Writing and the Eighteenth-Century Novel 136 Elizabeth Bohls 5 Milton and the Poetics of Ecstasy in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Fiction 180 Robert Erickson 6 Seduction Stories and Subaltern Resistance: Gender, Party, Nation 234 Toni Bowers PART TWO World of the Eighteenth-Century Novel 7 Why Fanny Can't Read: Joseph Andrews and the (Ir)relevance of Literacy 289 Paula McDowell 8 Memory and Mobility: Fictions of Population in Defoe, Goldsmith, and Scott 331 Charlotte Sussman 9 Ladies in Distress, or, Tales of a Poisoning Female Parricide and a Prostitute Treated 371 "in a Manner Too Shocking to Mention": Two Criminal Cases and "the Clarissa Effect" Lincoln Faller 10 The Erotics of the Novel 427 James Turner 11 The Original American Novel: or, The American Origin of the Novel 465 Elizabeth Dillon 12 The Early Novel and its Readers: The Case of Eliza Haywood, Aaron Hill, 519 and the Hillarians Kathryn King 13 Momentary Fame: Female Novelists in Eighteenth-Century Book Reviews 552 Laura Runge 14 Women, Old Age, and the Eighteenth-Century Novel 596 Devoney Looser 15 Joy and Happiness 641 Adam Potkay PART THREE The Novel's Modern Legacy 16 The Eighteenth-Century Novel and Print Culture: A Proposed Modesty 681 Christopher Flint 17 An Emerging New Canon of the British Eighteenth-Century Novel: 725 Feminist Criticism, the Means of Cultural Production, and the Question of Value John Richetti 18 Queer Gothic 759 George H. Haggerty 19 Conversable Fictions 784 Kathryn Sutherland 20 Racial Legacies: The Speaking Countenance and the Character Sketch in the Novel 826 Roxann Wheeler 21 Home Economics: Representations of Poverty in Eighteenth-Century Fiction 874 Ruth Perry 22 Whatever Happened to the Gordon Riots? : Problems in Revolutionary Representation 907 Carol Flynn 23 The Novel Body Politic 947 Susan Lanser 24 Literary Culture as Immediate Reality 983 Paula R. Backscheider
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