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The English Novel : An Introduction, Paperback / softback Book

The English Novel : An Introduction Paperback / softback


Written by one of the world's leading literary theorists, this book provides a wide-ranging, accessible and humorous introduction to the English novel from Daniel Defoe to the present day.

It covers the works of major authors, including Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, Laurence Sterne, Walter Scott, Jane Austen, the Brontes, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, Henry James, Joseph Conrad, Virginia Woolf, D.H.

Lawrence and James Joyce. It distils the essentials of the theory of the novel.

It follows the model of Eagleton's hugely popular "Literary Theory: An Introduction" (Second Edition, 1996).


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