Ian Watt is Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Humanities at Stanford University. He served as Chairman of the English Department (1968-71), and of the Program in Modern Thought and Literature (1977-80), and was Director of the Stanford Humanities Centre from 1980 to 1985. His books include Conrad in the Nineteenth Century (1979), Conrad: Nostromo (1988) and Myths of Individualism: Faust, Don Quixote, Don Juan and Robinson Crusoe (1998) and The Rise of the Novel.
Books by Ian Watt
0 stars 0 commentsThe Rise Of The Novel: Studies in Defore, Richardson and Fielding
by Ian Watt
A classic and THE standard text on the origins of the modern novel -'A major contribution to the subject, in some respects the most brilliant that has appeared. ' TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT