Chance and the eighteenth century novel realism probability magic by jesse molesworth cambridge cambridge university press 2010 x 276pp us90 isbn 978 0 521 19108 1 review by john d baird university of toronto it is widely held that the english eighteenth century novel is an. The rise and popular awareness of the science of probability in the eighteenth century was accompanied by an equally great interest in the anti probable lotteries tarot readings and gambling in this original study jesse molesworth analyses the relationship between realism probability and chance in eighteenth century fiction. The title was probably not foucaults own as the book was published posthumously in 2004 which in itself proves the point however that by the 21st century this title form had become a marketing hook. Chance and the eighteenth century novel realism probability magic the effect was to divide the cosmos into a modern secular realm which negated exceptionality and a premodern realm which guaranteed it. Probability and chance in eighteenth century fiction in a variety of readings both literary and cultural he investigates works by daniel chance and the eighteenth century novel realism probability magic jesse molesworth frontmatter more information chance and the eighteenth century novel realism probability magic jesse
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