Disunity of Mind: The Novel as Magazine

Richard Cronin

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Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9780199582532
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191722929 | DOI:
Disunity of Mind: The Novel as Magazine

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The chapter argues that the magazine became the dominant genre of the period, and that one primary indicator of this is that the novel became increasingly miscellaneous, increasingly magazine‐like. The chapter argues this case through an account of a selection of the most characteristic fiction of the period.

Keywords: magazines; Susan Ferrier; marriage; chronicles of the canongate; James Hogg; Pierce Egan; Peacock

Chapter.  7455 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century)

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