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Published: 26 May 2016

200 Pages


ISBN: 9780190269937

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The Victorian Novel Dreams of the Real

Conventions and Ideology

Author Audrey Jaffe

  • Argues that the use of such conventions and others produce not realism but fantasies of the real: not what "is" real but what each novel wishes to represent as such
  • Features provocative readings of novels by Eliot, Dickens, Trollope, Hardy, and Collins