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Title Troubled legacies : narrative and inheritance / edited by Allan Hepburn
Published Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, [2007]


Description 1 online resource (viii, 297 pages)
Contents Introduction: inheritance and disinheritance in the novel / Allan Hepburn -- Owenson's 'Sacred union': domesticating Ireland, disavowing Catholicism in The wild Irish girl / Patrick R. O'Malley -- The nation's wife: England's vicarious enjoyment in Anthony Trollope's Palliser novels / Sara L. Mauer -- Ghostly dispossessions: the Gothic properties of Uncle Silas / Ann Gaylin -- The Englishness of a gentleman: illegitimacy and race in Daniel Deronda / Natalie Rose -- A battle of wills: solving The strange case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr Hyde / Carol Margaret Davison -- E.M. Forster's The longest journey and the legacy of sentiment / Jay Dickson -- Heredity and disinheritance in Joyce's Portrait / Bradley D. Clissold -- Elizabeth Bowen and the maternal sublime / Maria DiBattista -- Good graces: inheritance and social climging in Brideshead revisited / Allan Hepburn -- Maternal property and female voice in Banville's fiction / Jason S. Polley
Summary Troubled Legacies thoroughly examines the connection between narrative and claims to legal entitlement, a topic that has not, to date, been comprehensively broached in literary studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Legal stories, English -- History and criticism
Law and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Law and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century
Inheritance and succession in literature.
Wills in literature.
Property in literature.
Law in literature.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh.
English fiction
Inheritance and succession in literature
Law and literature
Law in literature
Legal stories, English
Property in literature
Wills in literature
Great Britain
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Hepburn, Allan, editor.
ISBN 9781442685079