A Novel Approaches Prelude (2): Theories of historical fiction

 Georg Lukacs  The Marxist literary theorist Georg Lukács is generally regarded as the most influential critic of historical fiction and his work the basis from which later literary theorists begin their theoretical paradigms. His thesis entitled The Historical...

A Novel Approaches prelude: A Brief History of Historical Fiction

In late November the IHR will be hosting two interlinked events on the topic of academic history and historical fiction. The conference (17-18 November) and virtual conference (21-25 November) is entitled Novel approaches: from academic history to historical fiction....