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The Semantics of Desire

Changing Models of Identity from Dickens to Joyce

The Semantics of Desire( )
Author: Weinstein, Philip M.
Series title:Princeton Legacy Library
ISBN:978-0-691-64043-3
Publication Date:Apr 2016
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $132.00
Book Description:

This work examines the dialectic of desire and value, as it affects the protagonist's identity, in fiction from Dickens and George Eliot through Hardy and Conrad to Lawrence and Joyce. Philip Weinstein describes the growing sexualization of the imagined body--the transformation of the protagonistic self from a figure defined by semantics, significa

Book Details
Pages:326
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Love & Erotica
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.396 x 9.399 x 0.975 Inches
Book Weight:1.371 Pounds



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