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Author Heyns, Michiel

Title Expulsion and the Nineteenth-century novel : the scapegoat in English realist fiction / Michiel Heyns
Published Oxford [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1994


Description 1 online resource (x, 293 pages)
Contents Introduction: Complicity, Community, and Critical Method -- Ch. 1. A Divided Community: Fanny Price and the Readers of Mansfield Park -- Ch. 2. 'Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love . . .': Privileged Partnership in Dickens -- Ch. 3. A Peculiar Compassion: George Eliot and Gwendolen Harleth -- Ch. 4. The Solidarity of the Craft and the Fellowship of Illusion: Lord Jim -- Ch. 5. A Community of Interest: The Golden Bowl -- Conclusion: To Be Continued ..
Summary Places the realist novel in the centre of current debates by examining the notion that such novels reinforced existing social structures. Heyns's readings depict the 19th-century literary scapegoat as begetter of an alternative vision which questioned the values upheld by the novel as a whole
Analysis English fiction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-284) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Scapegoat in literature.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Realism in literature.
English fiction
Literature and society
Realism in literature
Scapegoat in literature
Mansfield park (Austen)
Daniel Deronda (Eliot)
The golden bowl (James)
Great Britain
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191673870