The 19th Century Novel
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The 19th Century Novel
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A Novel is defined as a long story about fictitious characters,
written in prose as opposed to poetry. Novels were first written in
the 18th Century so by the 19th Century, the novel, often in
serialised form was an established form of entertainment which was
also helped by the increased adult literacy rate over the whole of the
1800s. The idea of the novel had changed from being purely for the
amusement of women to being available to a wider audience, covering a
wider variety of issues. It was also over this century that it began
to be increasingly acceptable, if not usual to write novels with an
underlying moral tone, particularly towards social standards among the
lower classes. Another theme of many 19th Century novels was the
creation and depiction of strong and great female characters, many
through the new generation of female writers.
Walter Scott, born in Scotland in 1771 was famous for his escapist
literature such as ‘Waverley’ (1814) and ‘Ivanhoe’ (1819), both of
these escapist in their setting further back in the past (1745 and
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literature collection is vast, many surviving and others falling into
obscurity. Although the early 20th Century writers felt revolutionary
in their casting off of the old Victorian novel style, I feel that the
19th Century Novelists were equally revolutionary in what they did for
the novel. They created similar novel genres to what exists today and
entertained and often shocked an uptight century. They introduced the
art of observance and intricacy to the novel form and have formed the
basis for the inspiration of novelists ever since.
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