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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.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780821445389
  • ISBN: 0821445383
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 252 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-244) 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.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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