The Romantic Novel
At the end of 18th century the novel was a popular genre.
The Novel of Manners: Jane Austen is the most important novelist.
- usually set in the middle levels of society. - they deal with codes and convention od daily behavior.
- they explore personal relationship. -they deal with influence of money and property. -their personal narrator is employed. -dialog plays a central role. -passion is not expressed directly. -irony is often employed.
Historical Novel: The romantic interest in the past was first expressed in novel by Walter Scott.