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Core Novels and other Texts

The three novels that you must read in full are Richardson, Pamela; Eliot, Middlemarch; and Mistry, Fine Balance. They will be referred to and used throughout the course. If you buy any of the other core texts, look for the most recent paperback editions indicated below, or use an on-line version.


Other novels and fictions used are:

Anon., The History of Cinderella (1790[?]) (ECCO)
Anon., The History of Little Goody Two-Shoes; otherwise called Mrs Margery Two-Shoes, London, 1780 (ECCO)
Anon. (John Newbery), Goody Two‑Shoes, A Facsimile Reproduction of the edition of 1766 (1881)
Julian Barnes, Arthur & George, Vintage, London, 2006.
Francois du Bois, Histoire des Amours et Infortunes d’Abelard et d’Heloise (1695), 1974. (EEBO)
Gordon Burn, Born Yesterday. The News as Novel, Faber, London, 2008.
Justin Cartwight, The Song Before It Is Sung (2007)
Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, Don Quixote (1605, 1615), Secker and Warburg.
Thomas D'Urfey, The Comical History of Don Quixote. As it was acted at the Queen's Theatre in Dorset Garden, J. Darby ... , London, 1729. (ECCO)
George Eliot, Middlemarch (1873), Penguin.
Sigmund Freud, `Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria’ (1905), Penguin.
G. L., The Noble and Renowned History of Guy Earl of Warwick, containing a full and true Account of his many famous and valiant Actions, ... Extracted from authentick Records; and the whole illustrated with Cuts suitable to the History, A. Bettesworth, London, 1706. (ECCO)
William Godwin, Things as They Are: or, The Adventures of Caleb Williams (1794), Penguin.
Choderlos de Laclos, Les Liaisons Dangereuses (1782), Penguin.
Charlotte Lennox, The Female Quixote (1752) (find in ECCO; or the modern OUP paperback edition)
Magnus Mills, The Restraint of Beasts (1998) Flamingo.
Rohinton Mistry, A Fine Balance (1996), Faber.
D. J. Piguenit, Don Quixote. A Musical Entertainment. As it is performed at the Theatre-Royal in Covent-Garden, J. Wilkie, London, 1776. (ECCO)
Frederick Pilon, Barataria: or, Sancho turn’d Governor, a Farce, in two Acts. As it is performed at the Theatre-Royal, Covent-Garden, Wilkinson ..., Dublin, 1785. (ECCO)
Samuel Richardson, Pamela (1740), Penguin.
Sarah Waters, The Night Watch (2006), Virago.
William Windham, Remarks on the Proposals lately published for a new Translation of Don. Quixote. In which will be considered, the Design of Cervantes in Writing the Original, ... In a Letter from a Gentleman in the Country to a Friend in Town. W. Reeve, London, 1755.(ECCO)
Mary Wollstonecraft, Maria, or, the Wrongs of Woman (1798), OUP.


Some notes on locating reading: 

du Bois The 1974 English translation of du Bois’s text is available in the Library. Find and read any early eighteenth-century translation on-line by searching with `Abelard’ rather than `du Bois’ (ECCO)

Cervantes y Saavedra: Don Quixote was first published in English in 1615. There are four seventeenth-century editions available in EEBO, the earliest being The History of Don‑Quichote. The first parte, Edward Blounte, London, 1620? (EEBO) Trace its extraordinary spread through the eighteenth-century in ECCO. For the lecture and in seminars I shall be using Don Quixote. A New Translation by Edith Grossman, Introduction by Harold Bloom, Secker and Warburg, London, 2004.

Freud The `Dora’ case can be found in `Fragment of an Analysis of a Case of Hysteria’ (1905), The Pelican Freud Library Vol. 8, Case Histories I, Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1977, pp. 27-164; or in The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud, Vol. 7, Hogarth Press and the Institute of Psycho‑analysis, 1953,

Godwin You can access an early edition of his novel on line: Things as They Are: or, the Adventures of Caleb Williams. By William Godwin. In two volumes (ECCO). Or use the modern Penguin edition.

Laclos The first English translation of Liaisons Dangereuses is available on-line: Dangerous Connections: or, Letters Collected in a Society, and Published for the Instruction of other Societies. By M. C**** de L***, 4 vols, London, 1784 (ECCO) The Penguin paperback is the best modern edition (in just one volume!).

Richardson The fourth edition (unfortunately not the first) of Pamela is available in ECCO: Samuel Richardson, Pamela: or, Virtue Rewarded. In a Series of Familiar Letters from a Beautiful Young Damsel to her Parents. In two volumes, C. Rivington; and J. Osborn, London 1741. (ECCO) Most modern paperback editions use the (much corrected) 1801 version. The Penguin edition with an Introduction by Margaret Ann Doody is the most useful.

Wollstonecraft You can read Wollstonecraft’s novel on-line: Mary Wollstonecraft, Posthumous Works of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. In four volumes, J. Johnson and others, London, 1798, Vols 1 and 2 (ECCO) The American edition of 1799 is also available: Maria: or, The Wrongs of Woman. A Posthumous Fragment. By Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin. Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman., James Carey, Philadelphia, 1799(ECCO) You could also use either the Oxford World Classics Paperback edn, or The Works of Mary Wollstonecraft, (ed.) Janet Todd and Marilyn Butler, Pickering, London, 1989, Vol. 1.

For all other core texts you must rely on modern paper back editions. It is of course, awkward to read a novel on a computer screen, and you will probably want to use modern editions for any extended reading you do. But part of the point of finding seventeenth- and eighteenth-century texts on-line, is that you can see what the original book looked like, place it in the context of the author’s other writings, assess its popularity (by the number of editions that it went through), and begin to trace its evolution into other forms (chapbooks, compilations, stage plays, satires, burlesques, etc.)


  Bibliography of Secondary Reading (for seminar preparation and discussion; discussed in lectures; also a starting point for compiling your own bibliographies for essay writing).

(Technically, a Bibliography should comprise an alphabetical list of every work cited in a document (a course outline, an essay, a book), in a full reference. If I've missed anything from the listings under Seminars, please let me kmow. A Bibliography may also include works that are relevant, but not actually cited in the main document. I have included some texts like that here.


`AHR Forum: Histories and Historical Fictions', American Historical Review, 103:5 (1998), pp. 1502-1529.

Richard Allen & Harish Trivedi (eds.), Literature and Nation: Britain and India, 1800‑1990, Routledge/Open University, London, 2000.

Ian Almond, `On Re-Orientalizing the Indian Novel: A Case Study of Rohinton Mistry’s A Fine Balance’, Orbis Litterarum, 59:3 (2004), pp. 204-217.

Benedict Anderson, Imagined Communities. Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism (1983), Verso, London, 1991.

Bridget Anderson, Doing the Dirty Work? The Global Politics of Domestic Labour, Zed, London, 2000.

Anon. (John Newbery), Goody Two‑Shoes, A Facsimile Reproduction of the edition of 1766, with an introduction giving some account of the book and some speculations as to its authorship, by Charles Welsh, Griffith & Farran, London, 1881. (Also in ECCO)

Anon., The History of Cinderella; or, the Little Glass Slipper, London and Middlesex Printing Office, 1790[?]. (ECCO)

Anna Argelli, `Don Quixote's Adventures in England, from Pre‑Restoration to Romanticism’, Rivista di Letteratura Moderne e Comparate, 55: 2 (2002), pp. 129‑48.

Nancy Armstrong, Desire and Domestic Fiction. A Political History of the Novel, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1987.

Nancy Armstrong, How Novels Think: The Limits of British Individualism from 1719‑1900, Columbia University Press, New York, NY, 2005.

Jean Arnold, `Cameo Appearances: The Discourse of Jewelry [sic] in Middlemarch’, Victorian Literature and Culture, 30:1 (2002), pp. 265‑88.

Matthew Arnold, Culture and Anarchy (1869), Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1932.

Alan Bacon, `English Literature Becomes a University Subject: King's College, London as Pioneer', Victorian Studies, 29:4 (1986), pp.591-612.

Christopher Bailey, The Birth of the Modern World 1780-1914. Global Connections and Comparison, Blackwell, Oxford, 2004.

Chris Baldick, The Social Mission of English Criticism, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1983.

Stephen J. Ball, `English for the English Since 1906', I. F. Goodson (ed.), Social Histories of the Secondary Curriculum: Subjects for Study, Falmer Press, Lewes, 1985, pp. 53-88.

Eve Tavor Bannett, `Quixotes, Imitations, and Transatlantic Genres', Eighteenth-Century Studies, 40:4 (2007), pp. 553-569.

Elazar Barkan, `Post‑Anti‑Colonial Histories: Representing the Other in Imperial Britain’, Journal of British Studies, 33:2 (1994), pp. 180‑203.

Jim Barloon, `The Case of Identity: Sherlock Holmes and the Singular Find’, A Journal of Detection, 25: 1 (2006), pp. 33‑44.

Roland Barthes, `The Death of the Author’, in Image, Music, Text. Essays selected and translated by Stephen Heath, Fontana London, Press, 1977.

Charles Bernheimer and Claire Kahane, In Dora's Case. Freud, Hysteria, Feminism, Virago, London, 1985.

J. M. Blom, `The English “Social‑Problem” Novel: Fruitful Concept or Critical Evasion?’, English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature, 62: 2 (1981), pp. 120‑127.

Board of Education, The Teaching of English in England, being the Report of the Departmental Committee appointed by the President of the Board of Education to inquire into the Position of English in the Educational System of England, HMSO, London, 1921.

John Brewer, The Pleasures of the Imagination. English Culture in the Eighteenth Century, HarperCollins, London, 1997.

Peter Brooks, Psycho-analysis and Storytelling, Blackwell, Oxford, 1994.

Adam Budd (ed.), The Modern Historiography Reader, 1 (Routledge Readers In History), 2008 (book on order)

Eric Cahm, The Dreyfus Affair in French Society and Politics, Longman, London, 1996.

Guglielmo Cavallo & Roger Chartier (eds), A History of Reading in the West, Polity, Cambridge, 1999.

Michel de Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life (1984), University of California Press, Berkeley & Los Angeles, 19

James Chapman & Matthew Hilton, `From Sherlock Holmes to James Bond: Masculinity and National Identity in British Popular Fiction’, in Stephen Caunce et al (eds.), Relocating Britishness, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2004, pp. 126‑47.

Roger Chartier (ed.),

Roger Chartier, `Labourers and Voyagers: From the Text to the Reader’, Diacritics, 22:2 (1992), pp. 49-61.

Roger Chartier, The Order of Books. Readers, Authors and Libraries in Europe between the fourteenth and eighteenth Centuries, Polity, Cambridge, 1994.

Roger Chartier, `Crossing Borders in Early Modern Europe: Sociology of Texts and Literature’, Book History, 8 (2005), pp. 37‑50.

Cyndia Susan Clegg, `History of the Book: An Undisciplined Discipline?', Renaissance Quarterly, 54:1 (2001), pp. 221-245.

Margaret Cohen, `Traveling Genres', NLH (New Literary History), 34:3 (2003), pp. 481-499.

Walter Cohen, `Don Quijote and The Intercontinental History of the Novel’, essay at

David Collings, `The Romance of the Impossible: William Godwin in the Empty Place of Reason’, ELH, 70: 3 (2003), pp. 847‑74.

Jonathan Culler, `Anderson and the Novel', Diacritics, 29:4 (1999), pp. 20-39.

Robert Darnton, `What Is the History of Books' and `First Steps Toward a History of Reading', in The Kiss of the Lamourette. Reflections in Cultural History, Norton, New York, 1990, pp. 107-135, 154-190.

Lennard Davis, Factual Fictions. The Origins of the English Novel, Columbia University Press, New York, 1983.

Robert Adams Day, Told in Letters. Epistolary Fiction before Richardson, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1966.

Anne Digby, Making a Medical Living. Doctors and Patients in the English Market for Medicine, 1720-1911, Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Philip Dodd, `Englishness and the National Culture', Robert Colls and Philip Dodd, Englishness, Croom Helm, London, 1986.

Ian Donaldson, The Rapes of Lucretia. A Myth and Its Transformations, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1982.

Margaret Doody, The True Story of the Novel, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick NJ, 1997.

Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock Holmes : The Major Stories. With contemporary critical Essays, Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, Boston, 1994.

Elizabeth During, `Clues and Intimations: Freud, Holmes, Foucault’, Cultural Critique 36, (1997), pp. 29‑53. (ONLINE)

Terry Eagleton, The Rape of Clarissa: Writing, Sexuality and Class Struggle in Samuel Richardson, Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1982.

Terry Eagleton, `The Rise of English', in Literary Theory. An Introduction, Blackwell, Oxford, 1983.

Melanie Eckford‑Prossor, `Colonizing Children: Dramas of Transformation’, Journal of Narrative Theory, 30:2 (2000), pp. 237‑62.

Gavin Edward, `William Godwin's Foreign Language: Stories and Families in Caleb Williams and Political Justice’, Studies in Romanticism, 39: 4 (2000), pp. 533‑51.

Barbara Ehrenreich, Nickel and Dimed: On (not) getting by in America , Henry Holt, New York, 2001.

Eighteenth-Century Fiction Special Issue, Reconsidering the Rise of the Novel, 12:2-3 (2000).

Elizabeth L. Eisenstein, `Some Conjectures about the Impact of printing on Western Society and Thought. A Preliminary Report', Harvey J. Graff, Literacy and Social Development in the West, Cambridge University PRess, Cambridge, 1981, pp. 53-68.

`Epistolary Fiction’,

Jon Feather, The Provincial Book Trade in Eighteenth-Century England, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1985.

John Feather, A History of British Publishing, 2nd edn, Routledge, London, 2006.

Frank Felsenstein, `Some Eighteenth-century English Provincial Book Advertisements', Library Review, 44:3 (1995), pp. 32-43.

Jan Fergus, Provincial Readers in Eighteenth‑Century England, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007.

Margot Finn, `Colonial Gifts: Family Politics and the Exchange of Goods in British India, c. 1780–1820', Modern Asian Studies, 40:1 (2006), pp. 203‑31.

Laurence Fontaine, History of Pedlars in Europe, Polity, Cambridge, 1996.

Adam Fox and Daniel Woolf (eds), The Spoken Word. Oral Culture in Britain, 1500-1850, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2002.

Pamela Fox, Class Fictions. Shame and Resistance in the British Working‑class Novel, 1890‑1945, Duke University Press, Durham NC & London, 1994.

John Forrester, `Lydgate’s Research Project in Middlemarch', George Eliot-George Henry Lewes Newsletter, 16-17 (1990), pp. 2-6.

Lawrence Frank, Victorian Detective Fiction and the Nature of Evidence. The Scientific Investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2003.

Saul Friedlander (ed.), Probing the Limits of Representation. Nazisism and the `Final Solution', Harvard University Press, Harvard MASS, 1992.

Lilian M. Furst, `Struggling for Medical Reform in Middlemarch ’, Nineteenth-Century Literature, 48:3 (1993) pp. 341-61.

Peter Garside, James Raven and Rainer Schöwerling (eds), The English Novel ... A Bibliographical Survey of Prose Fiction Published in the British Isles, Vol.1, 1770-1799, Vol. 2, 1800-1829, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2000.

Judy Giles and Tim Middleton (eds), Writing Englishness 1900-1950. An Introductory Sourcebook on National Identity,  Routledge, London, 1995.

Carlo Ginzburg, Clues, Myths and the Historical Method (1986), Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1992.

Carlo Ginzburg, `Morelli, Freud, and Sherlock Holmes’, in Umberto Eco & Thomas A. Sebeok (eds), The Sign of Three: Dupin, Holmes, Peirce, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1984, pp. 81‑118. Also available in History Workshop Journal, 9 (1980), pp.7-36.

Jan Gorak, The Making of the Modern Canon: Genesis and Crisis of a Literary Idea, Athlone, London, 1991.

Jean-Marie Goulemot, `Literary Practices. Publicising the Private', in Roger Chartier (ed.), History of Private Life, III. Passions of the Renaissance, Harvard University Press, Cambridge MASS, 1989, pp.363-395.

Lindsay Granshaw and Roy Porter (eds), The Hospital in History, Routledge, 1989.

Lionel Grossman, `Literature and Education', NLH (New Literary History, 13 (1981-2), pp. 341-371.

Susan Gubar, Poetry After Auschwitz. Remembering What One Never Knew, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 2003.

Josephine M. Guy, The Victorian Social‑Problem Novel: The Market, the Individual and Communal Life, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1996.

Carol Hall, `Les liaisons dangereuses On Stage and Film', Literature/Film Quarterly, 19:1 (1991), pp. 35-50.

Stephen M. Hart & and Wen‑chin Ouyang, A Companion to Magical Realism, Tamesis, Woodbridge, Suffolk & Rochester NY, 2005.

Jeremy Hawthorn (ed.), The British Working-Class Novel in the Twentieth Century, Edward Arnold, London, 1984.

Ian Haywood, Working‑class Fiction. From Chartism to Trainspotting, Northcote House, Plymouth, 1997.

Boyd Hilton, A Mad, Bad, & Dangerous People? England 1783-1846, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2006.

Peter Hitchcock, `They Must Be Represented? Problems in Theories of Working‑Class Representation’, PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, 115:1 (2000), pp. 20‑32.

Richard Hoggart, The Uses of Literacy. Aspects of Working Class Life with special reference to Publications and Entertainments (1957), Penguin, London, 1990.

Evan Horowitz, `George Eliot: The Conservative’, Victorian Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Social, Political, and Cultural Studies, 49:1 (2006), pp. 7‑32.

John Horton and Andrea T. Baumeister, Literature and the Political Imagination, Routledge, London 1996.

Theresa Hubel, `In Search of the British Indian in British India : White Orphans, Kipling's Kim, and Class in Colonial India’, Modern Asian Studies, 38:1 (2004), pp. 227‑51.

Lynn Hunt, Inventing Human Rights. A History, W.W. Norton, New York, 2007.

J. Paul Hunter, Before Novels. The Cultural Contexts of Eighteenth-century Fiction, Norton, New York, 1990.

Edward Jacobs, `Eighteenth‑Century British Circulating Libraries and Cultural Book History’, Book History, 6 (2003), pp. 1‑22.

Ludmilla Jordanova, History in Practice, Arnold, London, 2000.

Carey Kaplan and Ellen Cronan Rose, The Canon and the Common Reader, University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, 1990.

Linda S. Kauffman, Discourses of Desire. Gender, Genre and Epistolary Fiction, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1986.

Suzanne Keen, `The Condition of India: Hardyan and Trollopian Realism in Rohinton Mistry and Vikram Seth’, in Rosemarie Morgan (ed.), Days to Recollect; Hardy Association, New Haven, 2000, pp. 31‑40.

Gavin Kendall, `Reading the Child Reading. Literacy and the Formation of Citizens in England, 1650-1750', History of Education Review, 20:2 (1991), pp. 79-87.

André Kertész, (1975), On Reading, Penguin, 1982.

Stephen Kern, A Cultural History of Causality: Science, Murder Novels and Systems of Thought, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2004.

Tom Keymer and Peter Sabor, 'Pamela' in the Marketplace. Literary Controversy and Print Culture in Eighteenth‑century Britain and Ireland, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge & New York, 2005.

Tabish Khair, `Can the Subaltern Shout (and Smash?)’, World Literature Written in English, 38: 2 (2000), pp. 7‑16.

Lawrence Frank, Victorian Detective Fiction and the Nature of Evidence. The Scientific Investigations of Poe, Dickens, and Doyle, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2003.

Joan Lane, A Social History of Medicine: Health, Healing and Disease in England, 1750-1950, Routledge, 2001.

F. R. Leavis, Culture and Environment. The Training of Critical Awareness, Chatto & Windus, London, 1933.

F. R. Leavis, The Great Tradition. George Eliot, Henry James, Joseph Conrad (1948), Chatto & Windus, London, 1960.

Carolyn Lesjak, Working Fictions: A Genealogy of the Victorian Novel, Duke University Press, Durham NC, 2006.

Primo Levi, The Drowned and the Saved, Summit, New York, 1988.

Nancy P. Lopatin, `Refining the Limits of Political Reporting: The Provincial Press, Political Unions, and the Great Reform Act’, Victorian Periodicals Review, 31:4 (1998), pp. 337‑55.

Terry Lovell, Consuming Fiction, Verso, London, 1987.

Patrick McCarthy, `Lydgate, “The New, Young Surgeon” of Middlemarch, SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900, 10:4 (1970), pp. 805-16.

Stefan Machler, The Wilomirski Affair. A Study in Biographical Truth, Schocken, New York, 2001.

Michael McKeon, The Origin of the English Novel, 1600-1740, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1987.

Naomi Mandel, `Rethinking “After Auschwitz”: Against a Rhetoric of the Unspeakable in Holocaust Writing’, Boundary 2: An International Journal of Literature and Culture, 28: 2 (2001), pp. 203‑28.

Alberto Manguel, A History of Reading, Flamingo, London, 1997.

Margaret Mathieson, Preachers of Culture. A Study of English and Its Teachers, Allen and Unwin, London, 1975.

Robert Mayer, Eighteenth-century Fiction on Screen, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2002.

MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 47.1 (2001). Special Issue: Working-Class Fiction.

Ian Michael, The Teaching of English from the Sixteenth-century to 1870, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1987.

Claudia Mills, `Appropriating Others' Stories: Some Questions about the Ethics of Writing Fiction’, Journal of Social Philosophy, 31:2 (2000), pp. 195‑206.

Pankaj Mishra, Temptations of the West. How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan and Beyond, Picador, London, 2007.

Juliet Mitchell, Women: The Longest Revolution, Virago, London, 1984.

Franco Moretti, The Way of the World. The Bildungsroman in European Culture, Verso, 1986.

Franco Moretti, Atlas of the European Novel, 1800-1900, Verso, London, 1998.

D. C. Muecke, `Beauty and Mr.B', Studies in English Literature, 7 (1967), pp. 467-474.

John Mullan, How Novels Work, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1994.

Andrew Murphy, Shakespeare for the People. Working-Class Readers 1800-1900, Yale University Press, London, 2001.

Patrick Parrinder, Nation and Novel. The English Novel from its Origins to the Present Day, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2006.

Lynne Pearce and Jackie Stacey (eds), Romance Revisited, Lawrence & Wishart, London, 1995.

Margaret Pelling, ‘Scenes from Professional Life : Medicine, Moral Conduct, and Inter-connectedness in Middlemarch’, Peter Ghosh and Lawrence Goldman (eds.), Politics and Culture in Victorian Britain : Essays in Memory of Colin Matthew, Oxford University Press, 2006, pp. 220-36.

Mark Phillips, Society and Sentiment. Genres of Historical Writing in Britain, 1740-1820, Princeton University Press, Princeton NJ, 2000.

Judith Plotz, `Whose is Kim? Postcolonial India Rewrites Kipling's Imperial Boy’, South Asian Review, 25:2 (2004), pp. 3‑22.

Gyan Prakash, `Subaltern Studies as Postcolonial Criticism’, American Historical Review, 99:5 (1994), pp. 1475‑90.

John Clark Pratt and Victor A. Neufeldt (eds.) George Eliot's Middlemarch Notebooks. A Transcription, University of California Press, Berkeley, 1979.

Lynda Prescott, `The White Man's Burden: Kim’, in Richard Allen & Harish Trivedi (eds.), Literature and Nation: Britain and India, 1800‑1990, Routledge/Open University, London, pp. 67‑77.

John M. Prest, The Industrial Revolution in Coventry, Oxford University Press, 1960.

Vladimir Propp, Morphology of the Folktale, University of Texas Press, Austin, 1968.

Jan Radway, `Interpretive Communities and Variable Literacies', Daedalus, 113 (1984), pp. 201-225.

Janice Radway, Reading the Romance. Women, Patriarchy, and Popular Literature (1984) University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1991.

E. L. Ranelagh, The Past we Share. The Near Eastern Ancestry of Western Folk Literature, Quartet, London, 1979.

James Raven, `Publishing and Bookselling, 1660‑1780', in John Richetti (ed.), The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660‑1780, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 13‑36.

James Raven, `The Promotion and Constraints of Knowledge: the changing Structure of Publishing in Victorian Britain’, in Martin Daunton (ed.), The Organisation of Knowledge in Victorian Britain, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2005, pp. 263‑86.

James Raven, The Business of Books. Booksellers and the English Book Trade 1450‑1850, Yale University Press, London, 2007.

Pamela Regis, A Natural History of the Romance Novel, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2003.

Jane Rendall, `The Citizenship of Women and the Reform Act of 1867', Catherine Hall et al (eds), Defining the Victorian Nation. Class, Race, Gender and the Reform Act of 1867, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2000, pp.121-178.

John Richetti (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996.

Bruce Robbins, The Servant’s Hand. English Fiction from Below (1986), Duke University Press, Durham & London, 1993.

Jonathan Rose, The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes, Yale University Press, London, 2001.

Adam Rounce, `William Godwin: the Novel, Philosophy, and History', History of European Ideas, 33:1 (2007), pp. 1-8.

George Sampson, English for the English. A Chapter on National Education, Cambridge University Press, London, 1970.

Krishna Sen, `”The White Man's Burden” Reconsidered: A Subaltern Re‑Reading of Kipling's Kim’, Nineteenth Century Literature in English, 9: 3 (2005), pp. 323‑61.

Idries Shah, World Tales. The Extraordinary Coincidence of Stories told in all Times, in all Places, Octagon, London, 1991.

Kevin Sharpe, Reading Revolutions. The Politics of Reading in Early Modern England, Yale University Press, New Haven CT & London, 2000.

Kathryn Shevelow, Women and Print Culture, Routledge, London, 1989.

Barbara Sicherman, `Sense and Sensibility. A Case Study of Women's Reading in Late-Ninteenth-Century America', Cathy N. Davidson (ed.), Reading America, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1989, pp. 201-225.

Yumna Siddiqi, `The Cesspool of Empire: Sherlock Holmes and the Return of the Repressed’, Victorian Literature and Culture, 34: 1 (2006), pp. 233‑47. (ONLINE)

K. Sivaramakrishnan, `Situating the Subaltern. History and Anthropology in the Subaltern Studies Project’, Journal of Historical Sociology, 8 (1995), pp. 395‑429.

Beverley Skeggs, Formations of Class and Gender. Becoming Respectable, Sage, London, 1997.

Jane Smiley, Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel, Faber, London, 2006.

Bonnie G. Smith, The Gender of History. Men, Women, and Historical Practice, Harvard University Press, Cambridge MASS & London, 1998.

Patricia Meyer Spacks, Novel Beginnings. Experiments in Eighteenth-century English Fiction, Yale University Press, London and New Haven, 2006.

Jane Spencer, The Rise of the Woman Novelist. From Aphra Behn to Jane Austen, Blackwell, Oxford, 1986.

Art Spiegelman, Maus: A Survivor's Tale, Pantheon, New York, 1986; Maus II: A Survivor's Tale, And Here My Troubles Begin, Pantheon, New York, 1991.

Francis Spufford, The Child that Books Built. A Memoir of Childhood and Reading, Faber, London, 2002.

Margaret Spufford, Small Books and Pleasant Histories. Popular Fiction and Its Readership in Seventeenth-century England, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1981.

Carolyn Steedman, `Going to Middlemarch: History and the Novel’, Michigan Quarterly Review, 40:3 (2001), pp.531-552.

Carolyn Steedman, `Poetical Maid and Cooks Who Wrote', Eighteenth-Century Studies, 39 (2005), pp.1-27.

Florian Stuber, `Teaching Pamela’, in Margaret Anne Doody and Peter Sabor (eds), Samuel Richardson. Tercentenary Essays, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989, pp. 15-32.

John Sutherland, Victorian Novelists and Publishers, Athlone Press, London, 1976.

John Sutherland, Victorian Fiction: Writers, Publishers, Readers, Macmillan, Basingstoke, 1995.

John Sutherland, BestSellers. A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2007.

John Sutherland, The Boy Who Loved Books. A Memoir, John Murray, London, 2007.

G. T. Tanselle, `Textual Criticism and Literary Sociology', Studies in Bibliography, 44 (1991), pp. 83-143.

Hsu‑Ming Teo, `Romancing the Raj: Interracial Relations in Anglo‑Indian Romance Novels’, History of Intellectual Culture, 4:1 (2004), pp.

Tyler Tokaryk, `Keynes, Storytelling, and Realism: Literary and Economic Discourse in Rohinton Mistry's A Fine Balance’, Studies in Canadian Literature/Etudes en Littérature Canadienne, 30: 2 (2005), pp. 1‑31.

Polly Toynbee, Hard Work. Life in Low‑pay Britain, Bloomsbury, London, 2003.

Jeremy Tambling, `Middlemarch, Realism and the Birth of the Clinic’, ELH (English Literary History), 57:4 (1990), pp. 939-960.

David Trotter, The English Novel in History, 1895-1920, Routledge, London, 1993. E-book

David Vincent, Literacy and Popular Culture. England 1750-1914, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1989.

David Vincent, The Rise of Mass Literacy. Reading and Writing in Modern Europe, Polity, Cambridge, 2000.

David Vincent, `The Progress of Literacy', Victorian Studies, 45:3 (2003), pp. 405-431.

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