Published 2005 by Towarzystwo Naukowe Katolickiego Uniwersytetu Lubelskiego in Lublin .
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|Series||Źródła i monografie -- 285|
|LC Classifications||PR830.N3554 M39 2005|
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|Pagination||280 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||280|
|LC Control Number||2007419215|
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Contents: Introduction --Narrative as seduction: John Fowles's The French lieutenant's woman --A postmodern allegory of reading: Angela Carter's The infernal desire machines of Doctor Hoffman --The whole story: Graham Swift's Waterland --Corso, Ricorso: historical repetition and cultural reflection in.
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Throughout contemporary British writing, the question of national identity recurs. By means of its testimony to lived experience, the novel seems to offer the possibility of exploring local communities and marginalized identities in various elaborate ways.
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