The Fantastic in France and Russia in the 19th Century: In Pursuit of Hesitation, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Fantastic in France and Russia in the 19th Century

In Pursuit of Hesitation, 1st Edition

By Claire Whitehead

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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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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism
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LITERARY CRITICISM / General