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Korte, Barbara

Heroes and Heroism in British Fiction Since 1800

Korte, Barbara - Heroes and Heroism in British Fiction Since 1800, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Heroes and Heroism in British Fiction. Concepts and Conjunctures
Barbara Korte, Stefanie Lethbridge

2. Negotiating Modernity, Modernising Heroes: Heroes and Heroines in Gothic and Sensation Fiction of the Long Nineteenth Century
Stefanie Lethbridge

3. Potentially the Noble Creature? Picturing Heroism in Henry Rider Haggard’s She

Alison E. Martin

4. The Fate of Heroism After Industrialisation: The Working-Class Male in the British Nineteenth-Century Realist Novel and Beyond
Ralf Schneider

5. Death of the Hero? Heroism in British Fiction of the First World War
Ann-Marie Einhaus

6. “A Courage Steadfast, Luminous”: Christopher Caudwell and the Communist Hero
Anindya Raychaudhuri

7. Unspeakable Heroism: The Second World War and the End of the Hero
Lucy Hall, Gill Plain

8. Constructing and Deconstructing the Fantasy Hero: Joe Abercrombie’s “First Law” Trilogy
Jochen Petzold

9. An Unlikely Hero for the War-on-Terror Decade: Patrick Neate’s City of Tiny Lights

Nicole Falkenhayner

10. The Heroic in British Young Adult Fiction: Traditions and Renegotiations
Kristina Sperlich

11. Victims and Heroes Get All Mixed Up: Gender and Agency in the Thriller
Barbara Korte

Keywords: Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Contemporary Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319335575
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-33556-8

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