Redefining the Modern: Essays on Literature and Society in Honor of Joseph Wiesenfarth

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Redefining the Modern spans nearly a century and a half in a series of essays that capture the crucial shifts and transformations marking the change from the Victorian to the Modern period. At the center of the collection is the understanding that literature responds to, as well as initiates, social, intellectual, and sometimes political change. It also recognizes that historical categories, like genres, need to be realigned. The diverse material ranges from Jane Austen's laughter to female detectives and black fiction. It ...

Redefining the Modern: Essays on Literature and Society in Honor of Joseph Wiesenfarth 2004, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press

ISBN-13: 9780838640135

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