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The comfort of strangers : social life and literary form / Gage McWeeny.

Author/Creator:
McWeeny, Gage.
Publication:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 225 pages ; 25 cm
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Subjects:
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Social change in literature.
Strangers in literature.
Community life in literature.
Social psychology in literature.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
English literature.
Literature and society.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Contents:
Introduction: the comfort of strangers
Matthew Arnold's crowd management
Losing interest in George Eliot
Oscar Wilde's ephemeral form
Henry James's art of distance
Afterword.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780199797202
019979720X
9780199797288
0199797285
OCLC:
922726534