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Author Bender, John B., author.
Title Ends of Enlightenment / John Bender.
Published Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press, @2012.
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 Floor4  PN3495 .B46 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xiii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [237]-277) and index.
Contents Novel knowledge: judgment, experience, experiment -- Enlightenment fiction and the scientific hypothesis -- Matters of fact: virtual witnessing and the public in Hogarth's narratives -- Hume's learned and conversible worlds (with Robin Valenza) -- The novel as modern myth: Robinson Crusoe, Frankenstein, Dracula -- Tom Jones and the public -- Prison reform and the sentence of narration in The vicar of Wakefield -- Impersonal violence: the penetrating gaze and the field of narration in Caleb Williams -- A postscript on my gross anatomy lab -- Rational choice in love: Les liaisons dangereuses -- Rhetoricality: on the modernist return of rhetoric (with David E. Wellbery).
Subject European fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Literature and science -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Realism in literature.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Enlightenment -- Influence.
ISBN 9780804742115 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804742111 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804742122 (pbk. : alk. paper)
080474212X (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 775419876