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Title The grotesque in the fiction of Charles Dickens and other 19th-century European novelists / edited by Isabelle Hervouet-Farrar and Max Vega-Ritter
Published Newcastle upon Tyne, England : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (249 pages)
Summary This book provides an overview of the literary grotesque in 19th-century Europe, with special emphasis on Charles Dickens, whose use of this complex aesthetic category is thus addressed in relation with other 19th-century European writers. The crossing of geographical boundaries allows an in-depth study of the different modes of the grotesque found in 19th-century fiction. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the reasons behind the extensive use of such a favoured mode of expression. Intertextuality and comparative or cultural analysis are thus used here to shed new light on Dickens's influ
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed February 18, 2015)
Subject European fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
European fiction -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Hervouet-Farrar, Isabelle, editor
Véga-Ritter, Max, editor
ISBN 1443874051 (e-book)
9781443874052 (e-book)