Historical Characters: Biography, the Science of Man and Romantic Fiction

Susan Manning

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Abstract

This chapter considers the development of British historical fiction in relationship to biography, as illuminated by the philosophical and historiographical practices of the eighteenth-century Scottish Science of Man
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCharacter, Self and Sociability in the Scottish Enlightenment
EditorsSusan Manning, Thomas Ahnert
Place of PublicationNew York and Basingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages225 - 48
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9-780230-104143
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NamePalgrave Studies in Cultural and Intellectual History
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan

Keywords

  • Biography, historical fiction, Science of Man, Scotland, Dugald Stewart, Walter Scott, William Robertson, Elizabeth Hamilton

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