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Chance and the eighteenth-century novel
Jesse Molesworth

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Chance and the eighteenth-century novel
realism, probability, magic
Jesse Molesworth

Published 2010 by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Chance, plot, magic. Fortune's fools : the novel and the lottery fantasy ; Two predictions on the fate of gambling and probability theory
Epistemologies of the eighteenth-century novel. Defoe and the statistical (il)logic of the novel ; Narrative games in the novels of Henry Fielding ; Humean fictions : Amelia, Tristram Shandy, and the problem of induction
The return of coincidence. Natural preternaturalism : the Gothic novel and the rise of tarot cartomancy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-270) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
823.509
Library of Congress
PR851 .M654 2010

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 275 p. :
Number of pages
275

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25100941M
ISBN 10
0521191084
ISBN 13
9780521191081
LC Control Number
2010549649
OCLC/WorldCat
535491142

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