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Reading historical fiction : the revenant and remembered past

Author: Kate Mitchell; Nicola Parsons
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
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"This collection of essays that examines historical fiction from the eighteenth century to the present. In doing so, it provides a clear sense of both the shifts and continuities in the way historical recollection, strategies of representation, and reading practices intersect"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Mitchell; Nicola Parsons
ISBN: 9780230343139 0230343139
OCLC Number: 819640568
Description: xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Reading the Represented Past: History and Fiction from 1700 to the Present / Kate Mitchell and Nicola Parsons --
2. Learning to Read the Past in the Early Historical Novel / Anne H. Stevens --
3. Temporal Systems in Representations of the Past: Distance, Freedom and Irony in Historical Fiction / Hamish Dalley --
4. 'All histories are against you?': Family History, Domestic History and the Feminine Past in Northanger Abbey and Persuasion / Mary Spongberg --
5. Rereading Hogarth and Pope: Authenticity and Academic Fictions of the Eighteenth Century / James Ward --
6. Panoramic Byron: Reading, History and Pre-cinematic Spectacle / Helen Groth --
7. 'The Painted Record' in George Eliot's Historical Novel Romola / Kara Marler-Kennedy --
8. Reading and Remembering History in Daniel Defoe's A Journal of the Plague Year / Nicola Parsons --
9. The Gothic Reader: History, Fear and Trembling / Diana Wallace --
10. Notes towards a Poethics of Spectrality: The Examples of Neo-Victorian Textuality / Julian Wolfreys --
11. Dickens and Ways of Seeing the French Revolution: A Tale of Two Cities / Jon Mee --
12. The Uses of History: The Historical Novel in the Post-French Revolution Debate and Ellis Cornelia Knight's Marcus Flaminius (1792) / Fiona Price --
13. The Living Past and the Fellowship of Sacrificial Violence in William Morris's A Dream of John Ball / Ingrid Hanson.
Responsibility: edited by Kate Mitchell, Australian National University and Nicola Parsons, University of Sydney.
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