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Booth, Alison

Famous Last Words

Changes in Gender and Narrative Closure Alison Booth, ed. Afterword by U. C. Knoepflmacher

Famous Last Words traces a broad historical transition- from the 1840s to the 1980s- from the more rigid dichotomy of the Victorian novel, in which good women must marry and fallen women die, to the more open alternatives of twentieth-century fiction, which sometimes permit the independent... More