1 Introduction: Novel Characters.
Where Do the Novel's Characters Come From?
Quixote: Or the Originality of Imitators.
Original Claims and Final Reckonings.
The English Original.
Conversations with an Original.
And Now for Our Heroines.
Women of Character.
Aristocrats and Commoners.
Me and Mine.
Visualizing the Self.
All in All.
The Final Me.
5 Native Cosmopolitans.
Stereotypes and Mimic Men.
The New Man and the Native Cosmopolitan.