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The Resource Empty houses : theatrical failure and the novel, David Kurnick

Empty houses : theatrical failure and the novel, David Kurnick

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Empty houses : theatrical failure and the novel
Title
Empty houses
Title remainder
theatrical failure and the novel
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David Kurnick
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Language
eng
Summary
According to the dominant tradition of literary criticism, the novel is the form par excellence of the private individual. Empty Houses challenges this consensus by reexamining the genre's development from the mid-nineteenth to the mid-twentieth century and exploring what has until now seemed an anomaly--the frustrated theatrical ambitions of major novelists. Offering new interpretations of the careers of William Makepeace Thackeray, George Eliot, Henry James, James Joyce, and James Baldwin--writers known for mapping ever-narrower interior geographies--this book argues that the genre's inward-
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Empty houses : theatrical failure and the novel, David Kurnick
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Empty houses : theatrical failure and the novel, David Kurnick
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7rs8s
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Interiority and Its Discontents; One: Acoustics in the Thackeray Theater; Two: George Eliot's Lot; Three: Henry James's Awkward Stage; Four: Joyce Unperformed; Epilogue: In the Kingdom of Whomever: Baldwin's Method; Notes; Index
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1 online resource (x, 254 pages)
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Isbn
9781400840090
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