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An annotated passage from Fantomina which analyzes how that passage works with the novel as a whole and eighteenth-century ideas about the human mind.

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Don Quixote was published in 2 parts, in 1605 and 1615 (English publication in 1612 and 1620), and is a candidate for debate of what is the first novel.

Mary Shelley, daughter of famed English philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, wrote Frankenstein at the start of the nineteenth century as the framed narrative of an inanimate heap of body parts brought together through an unknown process to…

Clymene was the daughter of Catreus, who had received a prophecy that he would be killed by one of his children. Clymene was sent to be sold into slavery and forced to marry Nauplius.
Another Clymene is the Titan of Fame and Infamy.


At the time that "circumstantial" perspective of the novel form began to take shape in the mid-seventeenth century, the English court system likewise evolved to prioritize the circumstances of the accused.

In this excerpt from "The Case of Mary…

An annotated excerpt of "The Case of Madame Mary Carleton" where she describes women who have done things similar to her and how she does not view her actions as immoral.

An entry from the Oxford English Dictionary defining "individual" as referring to a person giving examples of historical use.

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