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Charlotte Brontë and the storyteller's audience

Author: Carol Bock
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1992.
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This intelligent study offers a new and appreciative understanding of Charlotte Bronte as a narrative artist. With care and precision, Bock counters the prevailing view of Bronte's fiction as unconsciously confessional, clearly showing her persistent concern with the reader's collaborative role in the storytelling experience. Bock begins with an examination of the creative milieu at Haworth, where Bronte initially  Read more...
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Bock, Carol.
Charlotte Brontë and the storyteller's audience.
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, ©1992
(DLC) 92013446
(OCoLC)25708312
Named Person: Charlotte Brontë; Charlotte Brontë; Charlotte Brontë
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Bock
ISBN: 1587290197 9781587290190
OCLC Number: 44959600
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (188 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Storytelling at Haworth --
The professor's audience: the private circle and "The public at large" --
The political arts of reading and storytelling in Jane Eyre --
Storytelling and the multiple audiences of Shirley --
Encompassing the truth: Lucy Snowe as interpretant.
Responsibility: by Carol Bock.

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Challenges the view of English novelist Bronte's (1816-55) work as unconsciously confessional, by showing her concern with the reader's collaborative role in the storytelling experience. Examines her  Read more...

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