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: Arguing With The Past (1989)

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: Arguing With The Past (1989)

Essays in Narrative from Woolf to Sidney

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: Arguing With The Past (1989) by Gillian Beer
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First published in 1989, this book analyses fiction and long narrative, drawing on a broad range of writing from earlier periods and on recent narrative theory. Gillian Beer looks at the work of writers as diverse as Thomas Carlyle and Philip Sydney, Samuel Richardson, and George Eliot. Three chapters on Virginia Woolf demonstrate how Woolf's reading of past literature, philosophy, and science gave her an intellectual and emotional purchase on problems of feminism and modernism. Beer examines how writers create dialogues with past writing, how readers of the present day engage with the difference of past literature, and how we make contact with the desires and debates of past readers.
Release date Australia
December 19th, 2017
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Pages
218
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
ISBN-13
9781138576414
Product ID
27896121

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