Chapter 7. Why Fanny Can't Read: Joseph Andrews and the (Ir)relevance of Literacy

  1. Paula R. Backscheider and
  2. Catherine Ingrassia
  1. Paula McDowell

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996232.ch9

A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture

A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture

How to Cite

McDowell, P. (2005) Why Fanny Can't Read: Joseph Andrews and the (Ir)relevance of Literacy, in A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture (eds P. R. Backscheider and C. Ingrassia), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996232.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101578

Online ISBN: 9780470996232

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Keywords:

  • memory;
  • mobility;
  • fictions;
  • population;
  • scott

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Fielding and the Emergent Myth of Literacy

  • Conclusion