The Quixotic Fallacy

Brown, Gillian
March 1999
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Spring99, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p250
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Deals with the implications of quixotic fallacy, wherein readers are unable to differentiate fiction from reality in a democratic society. Remarks from writer Tabitha Tenney concerning the impact of novels on women; Views on the manners of the fictitious character Clarissa Harlowe in the book `The History of Clarissa Harlowe'; Effects of reading on an individual.


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