Experimentalism in the Irish Novel, 1750-1770

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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
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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