Author:Gose, Elliott B., Jr


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IMAGINATION INDULGED, The irrational in the nineteenth-century novel

By: Gose, Elliott B., Jr.

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Publisher: Montreal & London, McGill-Queen's University Press:

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"Since the Romantic revolt, the interest of Western artists in the irrational and the psychological has often centred on a self-conscious exploration of subjective emotions. Increasingly, the witer has come to see the problem of art as how best to embody the tensions, concerns, and insights which he finds in his psychic self. It is Professor Gose's contention that some of the major English novelists of the nineteenth century found their solutions to this problem in adapting literary forms which predate Romanticism. Even before the end of the eighteenth century, the gothic novelists were be... View more info