Table of contents for Romantic prose fiction / edited by Gerald Gillespie, Manfred Engel, Bernard Dieterle.

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Preface ix 
Introduction xiii 
Gerald Gillespie 
Part I. Characteristic themes 
The French Revolution and prose fiction allegorization of history and its defeat by 
Romance 1 
Gerhart Hoffmeister (UC Santa Barbara) 
Wertherism and the Romantic Weltanschauung 22 
Bernard Dieterle (Université de Haute Alsace, Mulhouse) 
Romanticism and the idealisation of the artist 41 
Gregory Maertz (St. Johns, N.Y.) 
»Unheard melodies, unseen pictures«: The sister arts in fiction 53 
Mih ly Szegedy-Masz k (Eötvös; Indiana Univ., Bloomington) 
Music and Romantic narration 69 
Claudia Albert (Leipzig) 
Nature and landscape between exoticism and national areas of imagination 90 
Wilhelm Graeber (Göttingen) 
Mountain landscapes and the aesthetics of the sublime in Romantic narration 107 
Paola Giacomoni (Trento) 
The »wanderer« in Romantic fiction 122 
André Lorant (Paris XII) 
Night-sides of existence: Madness, dream, etc. 139 
Monika Schmitz-Emans (Bochum) 
Doubling, doubles, duplicity, bipolarity 168 
Ernst Grabovszki (Wien) 
Images of childhood in Romantic children¿s literature 183 
Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer (Tübingen) 
Artificial life and Romantic brides 204 
Michael Andermatt (Zürich) 
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Romantic gender and sexuality 
Thomas Klinkert (Mannheim), Weertje Willms (TU Berlin) 
226 
Part II. Paradigms of Romantic fiction 
A. Generic types and representative texts 
The »Gothic novel« as a Romantic narrative genre 
Hendrik van Gorp (Leuven) 
249 
Variants of the Romantic »Bildungsroman« (With a short note on the »artist novel«) 
Manfred Engel (Oxford) 
263 
Historical novel and historical Romance 
Markus Bernauer (TU Berlin) 
296 
The fairy-tale, the fantastic tale 
Jörn Steigerwald (Gießen) 
325 
The detective story and novel 
Gerald Gillespie (Stanford) 
345 
Récit, story, tale, novella 
Santiago Rodriguez Guerrero-Strachan (Valladolid) 
364 
The literary idyll in Germany, England, and Scandinavia 1770¿1848 
Sven Halse (Odense) 
383 
B. Modes of discourse and narrative structures 
Address, relation, community: Boundaries and boundarycrossing in Romantic 
narration 
Frederick Garber (Binghamton) 
412 
Torn halves: Romantic narrative fiction between homophony and polyphony 
Monica Spiridon (Bucharest) 
435 
The fragment as structuring force 
Remo Ceserani (Bologna), Paolo Zanotti (Pisa) 
452 
Mirroring, abymization, potentiation (involution) 
Sabine Rossbach (Melbourne) 
476 
Romantic novel and verse Romance, 1750¿1850: Is there a Romance continuum 
John Clairborn Isbell (Indiana Univ., Bloomington) 
496 
Contents vii 
Myth in Romantic prose fiction 
Dorothy Figueira (Univ. of Georgia, Athens) 
517 
From historical narrative to fiction and back: A dialectical game 
Virgil Nemoianu (Catholic Univ. of America) 
527 
Romantic prose fiction and the shaping of social discourse in Spanish America 
Annette Paatz (Göttingen) 
537 
Part III. Contributions of Romanticism to 19th and 20th century writing and thought 
Narrative maneuvres in the »periphery« the Spanish and Latin American novel during Romanticism 
Jüri Talvet (Tartu) 
559 
Romantic thought and style in 19th century realism and naturalism 
Jeanne J. Smoot (Univ. of North Carol., Raleigh) 
580 
Romantic legacies in fin-de-siècle and early 20th century fiction 
Joel Black (Univ. of Georgia, Athens) 
596 
Framing C.J.L. Almqvist: The narrative frame of Törnrosens bok and Romantic irony 
Steven P. Sondrup (Brigham Young Univ.) 
610 
Romanticism, occultism and the fantastic genre in Spain and Latin America 
José Ricardo Chaves (Univ. Nacional de México) 
622 
Romantic prose fiction in modern Japan: Finding an expression against the grain 
Yokota-Murakami Takayuki (Osaka) 
643 
Ludic prose from Laurence Sterne to Carlos Fuentes 
A. Owen Aldridge (Univ. of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana) 
655 
Rewrites and remakes: Screen adaptations of Romantic works 
Elaine Martin (Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa) 
664 
Conclusion 
Gerald Gillespie, Manfred Engel, Bernard Dieterle 
695 
Appendix (Table of Contents, vols. 1¿4) 703 
Index of Names in vol. 5 709 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Romanticism.