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Reminiscent scrutinies: Individual memory and social life in Anthony Powell's "A Dance to the Music of Time"
In The Music of Time, Anthony Powell examines the tension between the internal reality of memory and the external social world in which the self is defined. The twelve volumes are presented as the fictional memoirs of ...
Revising the feminine self in the fiction of Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf
The fiction of Dorothy Richardson and Virginia Woolf is situated, as are the writers themselves, in the late-Victorian middle-class ideology of individualism, defining the self as autonomous and self-determining and ...
The ethics of Mimesis: Postmodernism and the possibility of history
Almost every attempt to distinguish literature from history begins in empiricism and ends in ethics. Much depends upon this long-standing distinction and much may potentially be lost if it is compromised or collapses. But ...
Conversation in the novel
Among types of books, novels allow readers the most conversational possibilities: readers may "overhear" conversations among characters, among narrators and characters, among other voices, narrators and characters; readers ...
The "unspeakable" quality of E. M. Forster's narrative voice
This dissertation is an examination of the complex problem of narrative voice in three novels of E. M. Forster. Much of the recent critical commentary on Forster's narrative voice either discusses narrative voice as an ...