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Author François, Anne-Lise, 1967-

Title Open secrets : the literature of uncounted experience / Anne-Lise François
Published Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2008


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Description xxiv, 290 pages ; 23 cm
Series Meridian : crossing aesthetics
Meridian (Stanford, Calif.)
Contents Toward a theory of recessive action -- L'aveu sans suite: Love's open secret in Lafayette's La Princesse de Clèves -- Lying lightly: lyric inconsequence in Wordsworth, Dickinson and Hardy -- Fanny's "labour of privacy" and the accommodation of virtue in Austen's Mansfield Park
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-282) and index
Subject La Fayette, Madame de (Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne), 1634-1693. Princesse de Clèves
Silence in literature.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Passivity (Psychology) in literature.
Sublime, The, in literature.
LC no. 2007011283
ISBN 9780804752534 acidfree paper
0804752532 acid-free paper
9780804752893 paperback acidfree paper
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