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The Victorian novel of adulthood : plot and purgatory in fictions of maturity / Rebecca Rainof.

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Subject: Adulthood in literature.
Middle age in literature.
English fiction > 19th century > History and criticism.
English fiction > 20th century > History and criticism.

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  • ISBN: 9780821445389 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (265 pages)
  • Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: the belly of Sheol -- "Strange introversions": Newman, mature conversion, and the poetics of purgatory -- George Eliot's Winter tales -- The bachelor's purgatory: arrested development and the progress of shades -- Odd women and eccentric plotting: maturity, modernism, and Woolf's Victorian retrospection -- Coda: descent and tradition.
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