Reverse Tradition: Postmodern Fictions and the Nineteenth Century Novel

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Harvard University Press, 1993 - Literary Criticism - 302 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
No Place to Go No Place
37
Herman Melvilles Benito Cereno after
61
No More Time
81
Mark Twains The Mysterious Stranger
104
No Words Perfect
123
Nathaniel Hawthornes
152
Ghost Stories and Family Secrets by Toni
179
Charlotte Brontes Villette after
214
Thomas
235
George Eliots Romola after Maxine Hong
257
Notes
277
Index
297
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About the author (1993)

Robert Kiely is Loker Professor of English and American Literature at Harvard. His most recent books are "Reverse Tradi-tion: Postmodern Fictions and the Nineteenth Century Novel" and "Still Learning: Spiritual Sketches from a Professor's Life,

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