Strong Representations: Narrative and Circumstantial Evidence in England

Strong Representations: Narrative and Circumstantial Evidence in England

by Alexander Welsh
     
 

"Alexander Welsh has a personal voice, amused, witty, ironic, and proselytizing. He wears learning lightly and ranged widely over genres and disciplines, pleasing the cultural generalist as well as the nostalgic individualist."--Times Literary Supplement.

"[Welsh's] work on narrative is consistently... among the most theoretically original, daringly

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"Alexander Welsh has a personal voice, amused, witty, ironic, and proselytizing. He wears learning lightly and ranged widely over genres and disciplines, pleasing the cultural generalist as well as the nostalgic individualist."--Times Literary Supplement.

"[Welsh's] work on narrative is consistently... among the most theoretically original, daringly interdisciplinary, and substantively important that we have."--Modern Philology.

"A book this intelligent with this large a thesis and range of interests... naturally leaves one wishing for more."--Nineteenth-Century Literature

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Welsh (English, Yale U.) draws on literary texts and criticism, the history of common law, and natural religion, to show how narratives in 18th and 19th century England used circumstantial evidence to tell of things not seen. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780801842719
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
12/01/1991
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

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