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Perhaps they might have bridged the gulf between the medieval metrical
romance and something like the novel we know today, but Chaucer and
Henryson were an end, not a beginning. Chaucer's death in 14oo coincided with
a change in the ...
alTHE BEGINNINGS 15 of the seventeenth century what prose fiction there was
was merely a pale imitation of French originals, which in translation were highly
popular in court circles. The many-volumed Astrée of Honoré d'Urfé portrayed a ...
James's range as a novelist was considerably greater than one might guess
either from his admirers or from his detractors. But from beginning to end two
themes are dominant, though they are far from being his only ones. The first is
what he ...
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The Eighteenth Century
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