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Author Ermarth, Elizabeth Deeds, 1939-

Title Realism and consensus in the English novel / Elizabeth Deeds Ermarth
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [1983]


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Description xv, 278 pages ; 23 cm
Contents pt. 1. The premises of realism Discontinuity in medieval art The rationalization of sight Adiaphora Knowledge and power -- Perspective in narration The rationalization of consciousness The ethic of mobility -- The narrator as nobody -- pt. 2. Problematics of agreement Time and eternity: the cases of Robinson Crusoe and Pamela Discontinuous time and rhetorical sequence The dangers of mediation Accommodating difference -- Jane Austen's critique of distance Narrative correction in Emma Narration and perspective in Persuasion -- pt. 3. Recollection and consent Mutual friendship and the identity of things in Dickens Problems of articulation Consensus in Our mutual friend -- George Eliot's invisible community Ideas and things Differ nece and form Sequence and difference -- Epilogue The example of Henry James
Analysis Fiction in English, 1702-1900. Realism - Critical studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject English fiction -- History and criticism.
Realism in literature.
LC no. 82061360
ISBN 0691065608
Other Titles Consensus in the English novel
Consensus in the English novel