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Narrative Bonds: Multiple Narrators in the Victorian Novel
by Alexandra Valint
The Ohio State University Press, 2021
Cloth: 978-0-8142-1463-3 | eISBN: 978-0-8142-8090-4
Library of Congress Classification PR871.V35 2021
Dewey Decimal Classification 823.80923

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
While narrative fracturing, multiplicity, and experimentalism are commonly associated with modernist and postmodern texts, they have largely been understudied in Victorian literature. Narrative Bonds: Multiple Narrators in the Victorian Novel focuses on the centrality of these elements and address the proliferation of multiple narrators in Victorian novels. In Narrative Bonds, Alexandra Valint explores the ways in which the Victorian multi-narrator form moves toward the unity of vision across characters and provides inclusivity in an era of expanding democratic rights and a growing middle class. Integrating narrative theory, gothic theory, and disability studies with analyses of works by Charles Dickens, Robert Louis Stevenson, Wilkie Collins, Emily Brontë, and Bram Stoker, this comprehensive and illuminating study illustrates the significance and impact of the multi-narrator structure in Victorian novels.
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