Fashion and celebrity may be twenty-first century obsessions, but they were also key concepts in Regency culture. Both celebrated and condemned for their popularity, silver fork novels were extremely prolific during this period. This study looks at the social and literary impact of this significant genre.

chapter |26 pages

The World of Ton

chapter |25 pages

Formulating a Genre

chapter |15 pages

Educating Readers

chapter |27 pages

Being Exclusive

chapter |27 pages

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