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The realistic imagination : English fiction from Frankenstein to Lady Chatterley / George Levine.


Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1981] .
ISBN 0226475506

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Subjects Engels.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction.
Realism in literature.
Realisme (letterkunde)
Réalisme dans la littérature.
Roman anglais -- 19e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Romans.
Description x, 357 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1981]
©1981
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents part 1. Introduction: idea, reality, and the monster: Realism -- The pattern: Frankenstein and Austen to Conrad -- part 2. Pre-Victorian realism: banishing the monster: Northanger Abbey: from parody to novel and the translated monster -- Sir Walter Scott: history and the distancing of desire -- Scott and the death of the hero -- part 3. Mid-Victorian realism: conventions of the real: Thackeray: "the legitimate high priest of truth" and the problematics of the real -- Thackeray: some elements of realism -- Pendennis: the virtue of the dilettante's unbelief -- Trollope: reality and the rules of the game -- The landscape of reality -- part 4. Transformations of reality: Thomas Hardy's The mayor of Casterbridge: reversing the real -- George Eliot, Conrad, and the invisible world -- The hero as dilettante: Middlemarch and Nostromo -- Epilogue: Lawrence, Frankenstein, and the reversal of realism.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6422432
(OCoLC)ocm06422432
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Levine, George Lewis.
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