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Truth in Fiction

David E. Shi

in Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850–1920

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195106534
eISBN:
9780199854097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195106534.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

A new phalanx of avowedly realistic writers, many of them women, surged into prominence and developed networks of friendship and mutual support in the 1880s. “The idealist pure and simple hardly ... More


The Importance of Being Emotional

Jenefer Robinson

in Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199263653
eISBN:
9780191603211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199263655.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Emotional reactions to great works of (especially realistic) literature can be indispensable to a proper understanding of the work. Unless we laugh and cry in the right places, we haven't really ... More


‘So Like and Yet So Unlike’: Reality Effects, Sensational Letters and Pre-Raphaelite Portraits in Lady Audley’s Secret

Saverio Tomaiuolo

in In Lady Audley's Shadow: Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Victorian Literary Genres

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641154
eISBN:
9780748651665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641154.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter discusses the use of ‘realistic strategies’. Examples of these are the presence of letters and the pre-Raphaelite portrait in Lady Audley’s Secret, which is considered by a lot of modern ... More


Rogues and Whores: Heroes and Anti-Heroes

JOHN J. RICHETTI

in Popular Fiction before Richardson: Narrative Patterns 1700–1739

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112631
eISBN:
9780191670824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112631.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter discusses the importance of the ‘literature of roguery’ in the development of the novel. English criminal biographies incorporated elements of the continental picaresque tale and a ... More


Introduction

Gordon Hutner

in What America Read: Taste, Class, and the Novel, 1920-1960

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832271
eISBN:
9781469605210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887752_hutner.4
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book begins with two questions: Why are so few novels remembered while so many thousands are forgotten? Is literary history incomplete without accounting for these books? These questions, and ... More


Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

Patricia Spacks

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110319
eISBN:
9780300128338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110319.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This study provides an account of the early history of the English novel. It departs from the traditional, narrow focus on the development of the realistic novel to emphasize the many kinds of ... More


Slovene Literature Since 1990

Alojzija Zupan Sosič

in After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.003.0018
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Slovene literature since 1990 has been characterized as post-Yugoslav, postcommunist, postindependence, transitional, and postmodern literature; modernist and postmodernist literature; literary ... More


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