Characters in 19th-century Literature, Volume 1
This companion to the popular Characters in 20th-Century Literature (1990) elucidates the function and significance of some 2,200 characters from nearly 200 works of 100 of the 19th century's major novelists, dramatists, and short story writers--including minority and women writers who until recently have been overlooked. In addition to detailed character analyses offering both traditional and modern critical interpretations, separate plot summaries of each work are provided.
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