Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 January 1987

278 Pages

ISBN: 9780195040708

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Acts of Naming

The Family Plot in Fiction

Michael Ragussis

Michael Ragussis re-reads the novelistic tradition by arguing that acts of naming--such as bestowing, earning, slandering or protecting a name--lie at the center of fictional plots from the 18th century to the present.


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