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Published: 05 July 2001

312 Pages | 1 halftone


ISBN: 9780195143577

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Amnesiac Selves

Nostalgia, Forgetting, and British Fiction, 1810-1870

Nicholas Dames

  • Provides a new application of the study of memory to investigation of the Victorian period
  • Proposes a revisionary thesis that the central function of the British novel of the nineteenth century was the creation of nostalgic forgetting
  • Uses neglected victorian psychologies as source material

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