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The Resource Amnesiac selves : nostalgia, forgetting, and British fiction, 1810-1870, Nicholas Dames

Amnesiac selves : nostalgia, forgetting, and British fiction, 1810-1870, Nicholas Dames

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Amnesiac selves : nostalgia, forgetting, and British fiction, 1810-1870
Title
Amnesiac selves
Title remainder
nostalgia, forgetting, and British fiction, 1810-1870
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Dames
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With Joyce, Proust, and Faulkner in mind, we have come to understand the novel as a form with intimate ties to the impulses and processes of memory. This study contends that this common perception is an anachronism that distorts our view of the novel. Based on an investigation of representative novels, Amnesiac Selves shows that the Victorian novel bears no such secure relation to memory, and, in fact, it tries to hide, evade, and eliminate remembering. Dames argues that the notable scarcity and distinct unease of representations of remembrance in the nineteenth-century British novel signal an
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1970-
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Dames, Nicholas
Dewey number
823/.809353
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • English fiction
  • Amnesia in literature
  • Psychological fiction, English
  • Autobiographical memory in literature
  • Loss (Psychology) in literature
  • Nostalgia in literature
  • Memory in literature
  • Self in literature
Label
Amnesiac selves : nostalgia, forgetting, and British fiction, 1810-1870, Nicholas Dames
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-292) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Austen's nostalgics -- Amnesiac bodies: phrenology, physiognomy, and memory in Charlotte Brontë -- Associated fictions: Dickens, Thackeray, and mid-century fictional autobiography -- The birth of amnesia: Collins, sensation, forgetting -- The unremembered past: Eliot's Romola and amnesiac histories
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ocm57506303
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 298 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195349450
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unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57506303
Label
Amnesiac selves : nostalgia, forgetting, and British fiction, 1810-1870, Nicholas Dames
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-292) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Austen's nostalgics -- Amnesiac bodies: phrenology, physiognomy, and memory in Charlotte Brontë -- Associated fictions: Dickens, Thackeray, and mid-century fictional autobiography -- The birth of amnesia: Collins, sensation, forgetting -- The unremembered past: Eliot's Romola and amnesiac histories
Control code
ocm57506303
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 298 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195349450
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)57506303

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