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Characters in Literary Fictions


Edited By Jadwiga Wegrodzka

The book focuses on the category of character in fiction. It provides a general outline of different approaches to literary character followed by nineteen essays on individual authors from Conrad to Coetzee, on various genres from utopia, fantasy and gothic fiction to academic novel, and on characters’ extra-textual contexts from intertextuality to history and autobiography.
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Series Index


Mediated Fictions

Studies in Verbal and Visual Narratives

Series Editors: Artur Blaim and Ludmiła Gruszewska-Blaim

Vol.    1    Katarzyna Pisarska: Mediating the World in the Novels of Iain Banks. The Paradigms of Fiction. 2013.

Vol.    2    Anna Kędra-Kardela and Andrzej Sławomir Kowalczyk (eds.): Expanding the Gothic Canon. Studies in Literature, Film and New Media. 2014.

Vol.    3    Grzegorz Czemiel: Limits of Orality and Textuality in Ciaran Carson’s Poetry. 2014.

Vol.    4    Artur Blaim and Ludmiła Gruszewska-Blaim (eds.): Mediated Utopias: From Literature to Cinema. 2015.

Vol.    5    Justyna Laura Galant: Painted Devils, Siren Tongues. The Semiotic Universe of Jacobean Tragedy. 2015.

Vol.    6    Marta Komsta: Welcome to the Chemical Theatre. The Urban Chronotope in Peter Ackroyd´s Fiction. 2015.

Vol.    7    Urszula Terentowicz-Fotyga: Dreams, Nightmares and Empty Signifiers. The English Country House in the Contemporary Novel. 2015.

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