Edinburgh History Of The Book In Scotland Volume 4 Professionalism And Diversity 1880 2000

Author: David Finkelstein
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748628843
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Scott's Rob Roy was published on 31 December 1817 as part of his Waverley
series of twenty-five long historical prose narratives. The first edition of 10,000
copies sold so quickly that a second impression of a further 3,000 was needed
after just a fortnight. The three-volume novel became the clear bestseller of 1818
and sold steadily over the next two decades, with 40,000 copies purchased by
1836. Scott dominated publishing in the romantic period, 'the Author of Waverley'
selling ...

The Hero Least Likely

Author: Darcy Burke
Publisher: Novelty Publishing
ISBN: 1938352769
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SCOUNDREL EVER AFTER by Darcy Burke When wallflower Audrey Cheswick runs away with England’s most wanted criminal, she learns adventure comes with a price—not just her reputation or her virtue, but her heart.

The Unforgettable Hero

Author: Valerie Bowman
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 1466884428
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To escape a forced marriage to her loathsome, social-climbing cousin, Cecelia Harcourt banks on selling a romantic novel.

The Lady S Companion

Author: Carla Kelly
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101573007
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A lady in distress finds an unlikely companion in this classic Signet Regency Romance from Carla Kelly.

Of The Origin Of Romantic Fiction In Europe 2 On The Introduction Of Learning Into England 3 On The Gesta Romanorum

Author: Thomas Warton (jr.)
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every national hero _has been endowed with gigantic stature”, and made to
possess all those virtues which the common consent of mankind unites in
considering so, or the ruder ethics of an earlier period have substituted for such.
With regard to those standing types of popular fiction, which have been
compared to the roots of language, the history of their application in various
periods of society displays the same frequent recurrence of certain primitive
images, and the same series of ...

The Duke Who Knew Too Much

Author: Grace Callaway
Publisher: Grace Callaway
ISBN: 1939537053
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Length: Full-length novel (over 90K words) Sensuality: This is a hot historical romance with sizzling love scenes ~~~ The Duke Who Knew Too Much is the 1st novel in the Heart of Enquiry series, which features hot, sexy romance, fun and feel ...

The History Of Fiction

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Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated Prose Works of Fiction, from the
Earliest Greek Romances to the Novels of the Present Age. CHAPTER VII. Origin
of Italian Tales—Fables of Bidpai–Seven Wise Masters—Gesta Romanorum—
Contes et Fabliaux—Cento Novelle Antiche—Decameron of Boccaccio. | " '' .
genius. Besides ... Nevertheless the Italians have produced no original prose
work of any length or reputation in the romantic style of composition. This
deficiency may be ...

The History Of Fiction

Author: John T. Dunlop
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The alternate pictures of ingenious gallantry and savage revenge, which these
exhibit, produced a taste in reading, which, when once formed, could not easily
have been recalled to a relish for the delights of romance. These tales form an
extensive and interesting department of fiction, and their origin and progress will
be the subject of our first inquiries in the succeeding chapters. It seems not a little
remarkable that Italy, which produced the earliest and finest specimens of
romantic ...

My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys

Author: Georgina Gentry
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 1420130633
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In these sexy stories, meet three men of the American West who know a thing or two about roping a girl's heart. . . "The Reluctant Hero," Lorraine Heath Sheriff Matthew Knight is the perfect hero for Andrea's next novel.

The History Of Fiction Third Edition

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Origin of Italian Tales—Fables of Bidpai—Seven Wise Masters—Goats
Romanorum—Contes et Fabliaux—Cento N ovelle Antiche—Decameron of
Bocceccio. ... Ir seems not a little remarkable that Italy, which produced the
earliest and finest specimens of romantic poetry, should scarcely have furnished
a single prose romance of chivalry. This is the more ... Nevertheless the Italians
have produced no original prose Work of any length or reputation in the romantic
style of composition.