Strategies of Reading
Dickens and After

Edited by Andrew Gurr

Yearbook of English Studies 26

W. S. Maney & Son Ltd for the Modern Humanities Research Association

1 January 1996  •  352pp

ISBN: 0-901286-60-5 (paperback)

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Contents:

ix-x
Editorial Note
Nicola Bradbury, Andrew Gurr
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1-13
European Conflict and Hollywood's Reconstruction of English Fiction
Robert Lawson-Peebles
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14-24
Charlotte and Emily Brontë: A Study in the Rise and Fall of Literary Reputations
Tom Winnifrith
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25-33
Reading the Long Way round: Thackeray's 'Vanity Fair'
John Schad
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34-42
Divided Dickens
Marisa Sestito
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43-53
Dangerous Crossings: Dickens, Digression, and Montage
Jeremy Tambling
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54-64
The Force of a Frame: Poe and the Control of Reading
Peter K. Garrett
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65-72
Reading through the Past: 'Archaeological' Conceits and Procedures in 'Little Dorrit'
Rodney Stenning Edgecombe
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73-88
Travelling through Time: Transformations of Narrative from Early to Late Dickens
T. J. Cribb
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89-99
'Round the Sofa': Elizabeth Gaskell Tells Stories
J. R. Watson
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100-115
'Never put your name to an anonymous letter': Serial Reading in the 'Dublin University Magazine,' 1861 to 1869
W. J. McCormack
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116-126
The Brooking of Desire: Dorothea and Deferment in 'Middlemarch'
Catherine Maxwell
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127-134
Reading 'The Forsyte Saga'
Geoffrey Harvey
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135-142
The Lifted Veil: Women and Short Fiction in the 1880s and 1890s
Clare Hanson
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143-153
Dying before the End: The Reader in 'The Portrait of a Lady'
Adrian Poole
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154-162
The Lessons of Flaubert: James and 'L'Éducation sentimentale'
Philip Horne
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163-172
The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Cyclist: Cyclic Form in Frazer and Proust
Robert Fraser
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173-186
'But what? Elegy?': Modernist Reading and the Death of Mrs. Ramsay
Randall Stevenson, Jane Goldman
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187-198
Reading Uncommonly: Virginia Woolf and the Practice of Reading
Kate Flint
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199-207
A Fistful of Pyms: Barbara Pym's Use of Cross-over Characters
Alan W. Bellringer
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208-217
Some African-American Fictional Responses to 'Gone with the Wind'
Mary Condé
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218-231
Anton Chekhov and Raymond Carver: A Writer's Strategies of Reading
Lionel Kelly
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232-248
Reading: The 'Contretemps'
Steven Connor
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249-259
Big Texts: A Critique of Literary Economy
Thomas Docherty
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260-266
Meditating on a Postmodern Strategy of Reading
Joseph Natoli
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267-268
Review of Peter M. Daly, Leslie T. Duer, Mary V. Silcox, Beert Verstraete, Rüdiger Meyer, The English Emblem Tradition. Volume 2. P. S. 'The Heroicall Devises of M. Claudius Paradin [And] The Purtratures or Emblemes of Gabriel Simeon, a Florentine', Andrew Willet 'Sacrorum Emblematum Centuria Una', Thomas Combe 'The Theater of Fine Devices'
C. W. R. D. Moseley
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268-269
Review of Jonathan Goldberg, Queering the Renaissance
Simon Shepherd
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269-271
Review of Jan H. Blits, The End of the Ancient Republic: Shakespeare's Julius Caesar
John Drakakis
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272-273
Review of Marvin Rosenberg, The Masks of Hamlet
Michael Hattaway
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273-274
Review of F. W. Brownlow, Shakespeare, Harsnett, and the Devils of Denham
Robin Headlam Wells
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274-275
Review of Dieter Mehl, Wolfgang Weiss, Shakespeares Sonette in Europäischen Perspektiven: Ein Symposium
Kurt Tetzeli Von Rosador
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275-276
Review of Sara Jayne Steen, Ambrosia in an Earthen Vessel: Three Centuries of Audience and Reader Response to the Works of Thomas Middleton
Diane Purkiss
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277-278
Review of Ira Clark, Professional Playwrights: Massinger, Ford, Shirley & Brome
Martin Butler
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278-279
Review of Martha Moulsworth, Robert C. Evans, Barbara Wiedermann, 'My Name Was Martha': A Renaissance Woman's Autobiographical Poem
Diane Purkiss
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279-280
Review of Harold Toliver, George Herbert's Christian Narrative
Richard Todd
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280-281
Review of Kevin Sharpe, Peter Lake, Culture and Politics in Early Stuart England
Elizabeth Heale
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282-283
Review of Richard Braverman, Plots and Counterplots: Sexual Politics and Body Politic in English Literature, 1660-1730
Ronald Knowles
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283-284
Review of Anthony Masters, Simon Trussler, The Play of Personality in the Restoration Theatre
Richard Allen Cave
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284-285
Review of Claude Rawson, Satire and Sentiment: 1660-1830
Allan Ingram
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285-286
Review of Howard D. Weinbrot, Britannia's Issue: The Rise of British Literature from Dryden to Ossian
Julian Ferraro
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286-287
Review of Tom Furniss, Edmund Burke's Aesthetic Ideology: Language, Gender, and Political Economy in Revolution
Allan Ingram
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287-288
Review of Chris Jones, Radical Sensibility
Jane Spencer
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288-290
Review of Douglas B. Wilson, The Romantic Dream: Wordsworth and the Poetics of the Unconscious
William Galperin
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290-291
Review of David P. Haney, William Wordsworth and the Hermeneutics of Incarnation
Jonathan Bate
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292
Review of George Anthony Rosso, Jr., Blake's Prophetic Workshop: A Study of 'The Four Zoas'
Margaret Storch
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292-293
Review of Molly Anne Rothenberg, Rethinking Blake's Textuality
Margaret Storch
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293-294
Review of Sidney P. Moss, Carolyn J. Moss, Charles Dickens and His Chicago Relatives: A Documentary Narrative
Paul Schlicke
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294-295
Review of Kate Flint, The Woman Reader: 1837-1914
Siv Jansson
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295-296
Review of Susan Fraiman, Unbecoming Women: British Writers and the Novel of Development
Catherine Maxwell
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296-297
Review of Matthew Rowlinson, Tennyson's Fixations: Psychoanalysis and the Topics of the Early Poetry
G. Kim Blank
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297-298
Review of William Greenslade, Degeneration, Culture and the Novel, 1880-1940
Nicola Bradbury
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299-300
Review of Linda Dowling, Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford
J. B. Bullen
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300-301
Review of Bryan Cheyette, Constructions of 'The Jew' in English Literature and Society: Racial Representations, 1875-1945
Edward A. Abramson
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301-302
Review of Dennis Taylor, Hardy's Literary Language and Victorian Philology
Phillip Mallett
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302-303
Review of Joel H. Kaplan, Sheila Stowell, Theatre and Fashion: Oscar Wilde to the Suffragettes
John Stokes
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303-304
Review of W. D. King, Henry Irving's 'Waterloo': Theatrical Engagements with Arthur Conan Doyle, George Bernard Shaw, Ellen Terry, Edward Gordon Craig. Late-Victorian Culture: Assorted Ghosts, Old Men, War, and History
John Stokes
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304-305
Review of John Richetti, John Bender, Deirdre David, Michael Seidel, The Columbia History of the British Novel
Nicola Bradbury
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305-306
Review of Martha A. Turner, Mechanism and the Novel: Science in the Narrative Process
David Punter
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306-307
Review of David Trotter, The English Novel in History: 1895-1920
Kate Flint
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307-308
Review of Victor Luftig, Seeing Together: Friendship between the Sexes in English Writing, from Mill to Woolf
Angela Smith
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308-309
Review of Peter Brooks, Body Work: Objects of Desire in Modern Narrative
Siv Jansson
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309-310
Review of Patrick J. Quinn, The Great War and the Missing Muse: The Early Writing of Robert Graves and Siegfried Sasson
Bernard Bergonzi
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310-312
Review of Nigel Rapport, The Prose and the Passion: Anthropology, Literature and the Writing of E. M. Forster
Michael Bell
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312-313
Review of Elisabeth Brewer, T. H. White's 'The Once and Future King'
T. A. Shippey
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313-314
Review of Elizabeth Butler Cullingford, Gender and History in Yeats's Love Poetry
Carolyn Holdsworth
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314-315
Review of James Fairhall, James Joyce and the Question of History
Patrick Parrinder
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315-316
Review of Jon Lance Bacon, Flannery O'Connor and Cold War Culture
Sebastian D. G. Knowles
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316-317
Review of Robert Welch, Changing States: Transformations in Modern Irish Writing
Jonathan Allison
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318-319
Review of Earle Labor, Robert C. Leitz, III, I. Milo Shepard, Jack London, The Complete Short Stories of Jack London
R. W. (Herbie) Butterfield
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319-320
Review of Mary Bryden, Women in Samuel Beckett's Prose and Drama: Her Own Other
Ann Beer
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320-321
Review of Fawzia Afzal-Khan, Cultural Imperialism and the Indo-English Novel: Genre and Ideology in R. K. Narayan, Anita Desai, Kamala Markandaya, and Salman Rushdie
Susan Spearey
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321-323
Review of Louise K. Barnett, Authority and Speech: Language, Society, and Self in the American Novel
Lionel Kelly
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323-324
Review of Nicholas K. Bromell, By the Sweat of the Brow: Literature and Labor in Antebellum America
R. W. (Herbie) Butterfield
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324-325
Review of Douglas Tallack, The Nineteenth-Century American Short Story: Language, Form, and Ideology
Kevin McCarron
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325-326
Review of Andrew Levy, The Culture and Commerce of the American Short Story
Janet Beer Goodwyn
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326-327
Review of David M. Robinson, Emerson and the Conduct of Life: Pragmatism and Ethical Purpose in the Later Work
R. W. (Herbie) Butterfield
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327-328
Review of Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr., Katherine Anne Porter's Artistic Development: Primitivism, Traditionalism, and Totalitarianism
Sebastian D. G. Knowles
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328-329
Review of David M. Gordon, Ezra Pound, James Laughlin, Ezra Pound and James Laughlin: Selected Letters
Ian F. A. Bell
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330-331
Review of Cary Wolfe, The Limits of American Literary Ideology in Pound and Emerson
Ian F. A. Bell
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331-333
Review of Sharon Cameron, Choosing Not Choosing: Dickinson's Fascicles; William H. Shurr, Anna Dunlap, Emily Grey Shurr, Emily Dickinson, New Poems of Emily Dickinson
Lionel Kelly
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334
Review of Katherine Kearns, Robert Frost and a Poetics of Appetite
Stephen Matterson
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335-336
Review of Katherine Joslin, Alan Price, Wretched Exotic: Essays on Edith Wharton in Europe
Janet Beer Goodwyn
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336-337
Review of Carla Cappetti, Writing Chicago: Modernism, Ethnography, and the Novel
James Hurt
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337-338
Review of Mark Jancovitch, The Cultural Politics of the New Criticism
John Lucas
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338-339
Review of G. Thomas Tanselle, The Life and Work of Fredson Bowers
Thomas L. Berger
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339-340
Review of W. John Morgan, Peter Preston, Raymond Williams: Politics, Education, Letters
Patrick Parrinder
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340-341
Review of Thomas Strychacz, Modernism, Mass Culture, and Professionalism
David Punter
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341-342
Review of David Fishelov, Metaphors of Genre: The Role of Analogies in Genre Theory
Paul Smethurst
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Bibliography entry:

Gurr, Andrew (ed.), Strategies of Reading: Dickens and After (= Yearbook of English Studies, 26.1 (1996))

First footnote reference: 35 Strategies of Reading: Dickens and After, ed. by Andrew Gurr (= Yearbook of English Studies, 26.1 (1996)), p. 21.

Subsequent footnote reference: 37 Gurr, p. 47.

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Gurr, Andrew (ed.). 1996. Strategies of Reading: Dickens and After (= Yearbook of English Studies, 26.1)

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