Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives

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Arranged in chronological order, the novelist's lives are opinionated, informative, frequently funny and often shocking. Professor Sutherland's authors come from all over the world; their writings illustrate every kind of fiction from gothic, penny dreadfuls and pornography to fantasy, romance and high literature. The book shows the changing forms of the genre, and how the aspirations of authors to divert and sometimes to educate their readers, has in some respects radically changed over the centuries, and in others - such ...

Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives 2013, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781846681608

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Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives 2012, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300179477

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