The Eighteenth-century French Novel: Techniques of Illusion

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Manchester University Press, 1970 - French fiction - 280 pages
 

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Contents

Prolegomena theory and background
1
Fiction history and truth
20
Memoirs and pseudomemoirs
32
Lesage and conventions
49
the new realism
73
characters in depth
104
innovations in points of view
125
history and technique
144
Crébillons letternovels
156
a new seriousness
167
theory and practice
192
transitional forms
245
Conclusion
263
Select Bibliography
272
Index
277
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