Master narratives : tellers and telling in the English novel / edited by Richard Gravil

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Subjects: English fiction--History and criticism
Authors and readers--Great Britain--History
Reader-response criticism--Great Britain
Storytelling in literature
Point of view (Literature)
Fiction--Technique
Narration (Rhetoric)
Canon (Literature)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT, USA : Ashgate, c2001
Series: The nineteenth century series
Nineteenth century (Aldershot, England)
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: viii, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Introduction 1
1. How pleasant to meet Mr. Fielding: The Narrator as Hero in Tom Jones / W. B. Hutchings 9
2. 'Where then lies the difference?': The (Ante)Postmodernity of Tristram Shandy / Jayne Lewis 21
3. Old Mortality: Editor and Narrator / Mary Wedd 37
4. Mathilda - Who Knew Too Much / Frederick Burwick 47
5. "Perswasion' in Persuasion / Jane Stabler 55
6. Wuthering Heights as Bifurcated Novel / Frederick Burwick 69
7. Negotiating Mary Barton / Richard Gravil 87
8. Nell, Alice and Lizzie: Three Sisters amidst the Grotesque / Alan Shelston 101
9. The Androgyny of Bleak House / Richard Gravil 123
10. Middlemarch and 'the Home Epic' / Nicola Trott 139
11. The Ghost of Doubt: Writing, Speech and Language in Lord Jim / Gerard Barrett 159
12. Liking or Disliking: Woolf, Conrad, Lawrence / Michael O'Neill 169
Endnotes 181
Notes on Contributors 199
Index 201
Additional Authors: Gravil, Richard
Notes: LCCN: 00066517
Invalid LCCN: 2001087432
ISBN: 0754601285 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 45466159
ISBN/ISSN: 0754601285