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Strangers and secrets : communication in the nineteenth-century novel

Author: R A York
Publisher: Rutherford : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What happens when we communicate with other people? The topic has been much studied in sociolinguistics, as well as by philosophers, sociologists, and communication theorists; but it is also one of the main concerns of novelists, and it is a major source of comedy, intrigue, and pathos in many novels. To illustrate this, R.A. York studies eight classics from nineteenth-century England - Emma, Wuthering Heights, Jane
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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York, R.A., 1941-
Strangers and secrets.
Rutherford : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, NJ : Associated University Presses, ©1994
(OCoLC)623761405
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R A York
ISBN: 0838635334 9780838635339
OCLC Number: 28801856
Description: 164 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Emma --
Wuthering Heights --
Jane Eyre --
North and South --
Barchester Towers --
The Woman in White --
Great Expectations --
Middlemarch.
Responsibility: R.A. York.

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What happens when we communicate with other people? To whom can we talk? What can we tell them? How can we tell it? How sure can we be of what other people are talling us? This book studies novels  Read more...

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