Introduction: Reading the Modern British and Irish Novel.
1 “I Was the World in Which I Walked”: The Transformation of the British and Irish Novel, 1890-1930.
2 Hardy’s Jude the Obscure: The Beginnings of the Modern Psychological Novel.
3 Conrad’s Heart of Darkness: “We Live, as We Dream - Alone”.
4 Conrad’s Lord Jim: Reading Texts, Reading Lives.
5 Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers: Speaking of Paul Morel: Voice, Unity, and Meaning.
6 Lawrence’s The Rainbow: Family Chronicle, Sexual Fulfillment, and the Quest for Form and Values.
7 Joyce’s Dubliners: Moral Paralysis in Dublin.
8 Joyce’s Ulysses: The Odyssey of Leopold Bloom and Stephen Dedalus on June 16, 1904.
9 Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway: Sexual Repression, Madness, and Social Form.
10 Woolf’s To the Lighthouse: Choreographing Life and Creating Art as Time Passes.
11 Forster’s Passage to India: The Novel of Manners as Political Novel.