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Writing death and absence in the Victorian novel : engraved narratives

Author: Jolene Zigarovich
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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This book asks why Bronte, Dickens, and Collins saw the narrative act as a series of textual murders and resurrections? Drawing on theorists such as Derrida, Blanchot, and de Man, Zigarovich  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Charlotte Brontë; Charles Dickens; Wilkie Collins; Charlotte Brontë; Charles Dickens; Wilkie Collins; Charlotte Brontë; Wilkie Collins; Charles Dickens; Charlotte Brontë; Charles Dickens; Wilkie Collins
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jolene Zigarovich
ISBN: 9781137007025 1137007028
OCLC Number: 768167275
Description: viii, 199 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
"A laboriously constructed skeleton": retrospection, loss and obituary in Villette --
"It sounds as hollow as a coffin": the empty tomb in Bleak house --
Wilkie Collins, narrativity, and epitaph --
Memorialization and endlessness in Dickens's Our mutual friend --
Edwin Drood: the seminal missing body.
Responsibility: Jolene Zigarovich.
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