This article is about the influence that the form of the British travel accounts has exercised on the emerging novel in the 18th century. Providing an overview of the development of the form of the travel account from the Middle Ages up to the 18th century, the essay explores how its form and its contents have been crucial factors in the origins of the modern form of the novel.

"Formal and Thematic Influence of Travel Writing on the Novel: from the Pilgrims’ Accounts to Defoe"

ANTOSA, SILVIA
2008

Abstract

This article is about the influence that the form of the British travel accounts has exercised on the emerging novel in the 18th century. Providing an overview of the development of the form of the travel account from the Middle Ages up to the 18th century, the essay explores how its form and its contents have been crucial factors in the origins of the modern form of the novel.
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