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The metaphysical novel in England and America : Dickens, Bulwer, Melville, and Hawthorne

Author: Edwin M Eigner
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1978.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton; Herman Melville; Charles Dickens; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton; Herman Melville
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin M Eigner
ISBN: 0520033825 9780520033825
OCLC Number: 3878532
Description: 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Different kinds of prose fiction --
I.A Charted voyage: Visions and revisions --
II. The Writer and his audience --
III. Character --
The Idealizing principle --
The undeveloping character --
The Disappearing character --
IV. Two characters --
The Passive hero --
The woman who exalts --
V.A Suitable remoteness: The Romantic side of familiar things --
VI. Structure --
The Loose method --
The Two-part vision --
The Two-part vision: Parallel structure --
The Two-part vision: Sequential form.
Responsibility: Edwin M. Eigner.

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