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Realist vision

Author: Peter Brooks
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
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Realist Vision explores the claim to represent the world "as it is". Peter Brooks takes a new look at the realist tradition and its intense interest in the visual. Discussing major English and French novels and paintings from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Brooks provides a lively and perceptive view of the realist project. Centering each chapter on a single novel or group of paintings, Brooks examines the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brooks, Peter, 1938-
Realist vision.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004029501
(OCoLC)57342319
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Brooks
ISBN: 9780300127850 0300127855 1281729760 9781281729767
OCLC Number: 163575143
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Realism and representation --
Balzac invents the nineteenth century --
Dickens and nonrepresentation --
Flaubert and the scandal of realism --
Courbet's house of realism --
George Eliot's delicate vessels --
Zola's combustion chamber --
Unreal city : Paris and London in Balzac, Zola, and Gissing --
Manet, Caillebotte, and modern life --
Henry James's turn of the novel --
Modernism and realism : Joyce, Proust, Woolf --
The future of reality?
Responsibility: Peter Brooks.
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"A lively and perceptive view of realism in literature, and in particular its emphasis on the visual."--Andrew Starner, "The American Scholar" --Andrew Starner "The American Scholar "

 
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