1st Edition

The Fantastic in France and Russia in the 19th Century
In Pursuit of Hesitation

ISBN 9780367604363
Published September 30, 2020 by Routledge
184 Pages

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Book Description

This book attempts to reveal how the fantastic operates and how it produces its effects, and analyses the devices and techniques used by the fantastic in order to produce hesitation in the mind of the reader. It proceeds through an analysis of one French and one Russian work.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Reliability and Shifting Perspectives: Hesitation in Heterodiegesis 2. Personality and Multiple Voice: Hesitation in Homodiegesis 3. Madness and Narrative Disintegration: Hesitation and Coherence 4. Narrative Play and Generic Disruption: Hesitation and Self-Consciousness 5. Conclusion

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Claire Whitehead