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Germany as model and monster [electronic resource] : allusions in English fiction, 1830s-1930s / Gisela Argyle.

Argyle, Gisela, 1939- (Author). ebrary, Inc. (Added Author).
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Subject: English fiction > 19th century > History and criticism.
English fiction > 20th century > History and criticism.
German literature > Appreciation > England.
Bildungsromans > History and criticism.
English fiction > German influences.
Germany > In literature.
Germany > Foreign public opinion, British.

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  • Physical Description: x, 257 p. : ill.
  • Publisher: Montreal ; McGill-Queen's University Press, c2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-249) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Bildung and the Bildungsroman -- The Bildungsroman retailored: Carlyle and Goethe -- The Bildungsroman assimilated: Edward Bulwer-Lytton's Ernest Maltravers and Alice -- The Bildungsroman as foil: George Meredith's The ordeal of Richard Feverel and The adventures of Harry Richmond -- The "Philistines' nets": George Eliot's Middlemarch -- Regeneration in German keys: George Eliot's Daniel Deronda -- Infidel novels -- Pessimism and its "overcoming": Schopenhauer and Nietzsche -- Prussianized Germany and the second Weimar Germany.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.

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