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Meredith Now

Author : Ian Fletcher
ISBN : 9781317203803
Genre : Literary Criticism
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There is no English novelist whose reputation has fluctuated so violently as that of George Meredith. First published in 1971, this volume of essays reassesses the works of George Meredith. Despite his unevenness, the essays demonstrate that Meredith was an important experimental writer and as one of the masters of the English novel. This book will be of interest to those studying 19th Century literature.

The Experimental Impulse In George Meredith S Fiction

Author : Richard C. Stevenson
ISBN : 0838755755
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This book argues that George Meredith as a writer of Victorian fiction is most critical for us today because of the ways in which he wrote against convention. The focus is on seven novels (An Essay on Comedy. The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, The Adventures of Harry Richmond, The Egoist, One of Our Conquerors, Lord Ormont and His Aminta, and The Amazing Marriage) which clearly illuminate the experimental and transgressive impulse in Meredith, as seen in his treatment of controversial contemporary themes, in his departures from conventions of genre, and in his innovations with narrative technique, and the representation of consciousness. canonical writers we now associate with the first wave of modernism in the English novel. James, and then Woolf, Forster, Lawrence, Conrad, Ford, and Joyce, to varying degrees, all saw Meredith as an influence to be reckoned with in their own novelistic experimentation - an influence, this book proposes, essential to understanding the modernist translation of nineteenth-century realism into new formal, thematic, and psychological realms. twentieth-century British novel at the University of Oregon.

Tradition And Tolerance In Nineteenth Century Fiction

Author : David Howard
ISBN : 9781317198963
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First published in 1966, this book collects six essays which discuss the experience of social change as it reveals itself in the work of several nineteenth century novelists. In the novels studied, and the discussion of fiction that follows, the authors argue that all these novelists’ attempts to confront social change — to connect old with new, past with present and the attempted inclusiveness of vision in a changing society — sooner or later fail. The essays are polemic in arguing against the contemporary critical consensus that this failure is a limitation of imaginative intelligence rather than an endorsement of a receding past which the process of change was charged with destroying.

The Uses Of Obscurity

Author : Allon White
ISBN : UOM:39015049562674
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The Athen Um

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The Athenaeum

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The Publishers Circular And Booksellers Record Of British And Foreign Literature

Author : Sampson, Low, Marston & Company
ISBN : PRNC:32101079672307
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Uncle Tom S Cabin

Author : Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Journal Of Education

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The Critic

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