Narrative Hospitality in Late Victorian Fiction : Novel Ethics
By: Hollander, Rachel.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Studies in Nineteenth Century Literature: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (231 p.).ISBN: 9781136156274.Subject(s): English fiction - 19th century - History and criticism | Ethics in literature | Hospitality in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | LITERARY CRITICISM / Women Authors | Literature and society - Great Britain - History - 19th century | PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy | PoststructuralismGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Narrative Hospitality in Late Victorian Fiction : Novel EthicsDDC classification: 823.809353 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Narrative Hospitality in Late Victorian Fiction: Novel Ethics; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 "The Ardent Eighties": Hospitality and Realism at the End of the Century; 2 George Eliot Leaves Home: The Mill on the Floss and Daniel Deronda; 3 "This house from this moment is yours and not mine": Unconditional Hospitality in Thomas Hardy's The Woodlanders; 4 Unhomely Ethics and Radical Intimacy in Olive Schreiner's The Story of an African Farm; 5 Homeless Modernity in Virginia Woolf's Jacob's Room; Afterword: Hospitality of the "Post-"; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Visiting late Victorian debates about the morality of literature, this book reconsiders the ways in which novels engender an ethical orientation or response in their readers, explaining how the intersections of nation, family, and form in the late realist English novel produce a new ethics of hospitality.
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