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The comfort of strangers social life and literary form

Author: Gage McWeeny
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First issued as an Oxford University PressView all editions and formats
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Introduction: the comfort of strangers -- Matthew Arnold's crowd management -- Losing interest in George Eliot -- Oscar Wilde's ephemeral form -- Henry James's art of distance -- Afterword
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gage McWeeny
ISBN: 9780190887421 0190887427 9780199797202 019979720X 9780199797288 0199797285
OCLC Number: 1099798043
Description: xi, 225 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction: the comfort of strangersMatthew Arnold's crowd management --
Losing interest in George Eliot --
Oscar Wilde's ephemeral form --
Henry James's art of distance --
Afterword.
Responsibility: Gage McWeeny

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a vibrant contribution to the study of literary form's entanglements with the methods and concerns of emerging social science * Camilla Cassidy, Times Literary Supplement * ...the real thrust of the Read more...

 
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