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

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

Label
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
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
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Dames, Nicholas
Dewey number
  • 823.809
  • 823/.809353
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PR868.A49
LC item number
.D364 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Self in literature
  • English fiction
  • Amnesia in literature
  • Psychological fiction, English
  • Autobiographical memory in literature
  • Loss (Psychology) in literature
  • Nostalgia in literature
  • Memory in literature
Label
Amnesiac selves : nostalgia, forgetting, and British fiction, 1810-1870, Nicholas Dames
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Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; INTRODUCTION: Reading Nostalgia; CHAPTER 1 Austen's Nostalgics; CHAPTER 2 Amnesiac Bodies: Phrenology, Physiognomy, and Memory in Charlotte Brontë; CHAPTER 3 Associated Fictions: Dickens, Thackeray, and Mid-Century Fictional Autobiography; CHAPTER 4 The Birth of Amnesia: Collins, Sensation, Forgetting; CHAPTER 5 The Unremembered Past: Eliot's Romola and Amnesiac Histories; CONCLUSION: Nostalgic Reading; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602564466
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000029019
  • (EBL)241524
  • (OCoLC)559853041
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  • (EXLCZ)991000000000029019
Label
Amnesiac selves : nostalgia, forgetting, and British fiction, 1810-1870, Nicholas Dames
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Contents; INTRODUCTION: Reading Nostalgia; CHAPTER 1 Austen's Nostalgics; CHAPTER 2 Amnesiac Bodies: Phrenology, Physiognomy, and Memory in Charlotte Brontë; CHAPTER 3 Associated Fictions: Dickens, Thackeray, and Mid-Century Fictional Autobiography; CHAPTER 4 The Birth of Amnesia: Collins, Sensation, Forgetting; CHAPTER 5 The Unremembered Past: Eliot's Romola and Amnesiac Histories; CONCLUSION: Nostalgic Reading; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W; Y; Z
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (309 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602564466
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000029019
  • (EBL)241524
  • (OCoLC)559853041
  • (SSID)ssj0000276844
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11954823
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000276844
  • (PQKBWorkID)10226792
  • (PQKB)10887651
  • (SSID)ssj0000102685
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11999025
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000102685
  • (PQKBWorkID)10060373
  • (PQKB)10958686
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC241524
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4700780
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000029019

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