All Is True: The Claims and Strategies of Realist Fiction

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"All is true," realist writers would say of their work, to which critics now respond: All is art and artifice. Offering a new approach to reading nineteenth-century realist fiction, Lilian R. Furst seeks to reconcile these contradictory claims. In doing so, she clarifies the deceptions, appropriations, intentions, and ultimately the power of literary realism. In close textual analyses of works ranging across European and American literature, including paradigmatic texts by Balzac, Flaubert, George Eliot, Zola, Henry James, ...

All Is True: The Claims and Strategies of Realist Fiction 1995, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822316466

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All Is True: The Claims and Strategies of Realist Fiction 1995, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822316329

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