Back to results


Romance for sale in early modern England : the rise of prose fiction / Steve Mentz.

  • Author

    Mentz, Steve.,

  • Date published


  • Publisher

    Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2006.

  • Subject

    English fiction Early modern, 1500-1700 History and criticism

    Fiction Appreciation England History 16th century

    Fiction Appreciation England History 17th century

    Books and reading England History 16th century

    Books and reading England History 17th century

    Romances Adaptations History and criticism

    Greene, Robert, 558?-1592.

    Heliodorus, of Emesa Appreciation England.

    Heliodorus, of Emesa. Aethiopica.

Bibliography, etc. note: Includes bibliographical references and index. Formatted contents note: Early modern romance and the middlebrow reader -- Heliodorus and early modern literary culture -- Anti-epic traditions : Sidney’s new Arcadia -- Anti-epic traditons : Greene’s romances -- The Homer of women : Greene and the novella -- Fictions of nostalgia : Lodge versus Greene -- Dishonest romance : Greene and Nashe