Dreams, Nightmares and Empty Signifiers: The English Country House in the Contemporary Novel (Mediated Fictions)

Terentowicz-Fotyga, Urszula

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Analysing the different traditions of the novel of manners, gothic fiction and postmodern metafiction, the book identifies three principal variants of the manorial topos, which expound the country house as the locus of varied, often contradictory meanings. Series: Mediated Fictions. Num Pages: 268 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 218 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 442. . 2015. 1st Edition. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9783631657157

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