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Mitchell, Kate

Reading Historical Fiction

Mitchell, Kate - Reading Historical Fiction, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Reading the Represented Past: History and Fiction from 1700 to the Present
Kate Mitchell, Nicola Parsons

2. Learning to Read the Past in the Early Historical Novel
Anne H. Stevens

3. Temporal Systems in Representations of the Past: Distance, Freedom and Irony in Historical Fiction
Hamish Dalley

4. ‘All Histories Are Against You?’: Family History, Domestic History and the Feminine Past in Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

Mary Spongberg

5. Rereading Hogarth and Pope: Authenticity and Academic Fictions of the Eighteenth Century
James Ward

6. Panoramic Byron: Reading, History and Pre-cinematic Spectacle
Helen Groth

7. ‘The Painted Record’ in George Eliot’s Historical Novel Romola

Kara Marler-Kennedy

8. Reading and Remembering History in Daniel Defoe’s A Journal of the Plague Year

Nicola Parsons

9. The Gothic Reader: History, Fear and Trembling
Diana Wallace

10. Notes Towards a Poethics of Spectrality: The Examples of Neo-Victorian Textuality
Julian Wolfreys

11. Dickens and Ways of Seeing the French Revolution: A Tale of Two Cities

Jon Mee

12. The Uses of History: The Historical Novel in the Post-French Revolution Debate and Ellis Cornelia Knight’s Marcus Flaminius (1792)
Fiona Price

13. The Living Past and the Fellowship of Sacrificial Violence in William Morris’s A Dream of John Ball

Ingrid Hanson

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature, British and Irish Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
255 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137291547
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34453-6

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