"With the appearance of D.A. Miller's remarkable book, the Victorian novel has its most dazzling critic in years. . . . Miller's subject is not so much the police in fiction as fiction and policing, narrative as a conservative function of the polis. Tracking diverse strategies of surveillance and incarceration into the confines of the fictional institution itself, Miller investigates Victorian novels as the often unconscious agent of a disciplinary culture. He thus reads fiction reading us, keeping a public in its private ...

The Novel and the Police 1989, University of California Press, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520067462

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The Novel and the Police 1988, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520062818