Experimentalism in the Irish Novel, 1750-1770

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Abstract

While recent studies of the novel have turned their attention to the diverse experimentalism of mid-century fiction, a number of significant Irish novels of the period remain under-represented in such work. William Chaigneau, Thomas Amory, Charles Johnstone and Henry Brooke are discussed as experimental novelists, extending the 'new species of writing' by their incorporation of theology and politics, education and philosophy within a fictional frame.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-79
Number of pages17
JournalIrish University Review
Volume41
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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    'Strange fictions: the Irish novel in the mid-century' at the British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference

    Moyra Haslett (Speaker)

    04 Jan 2011

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