Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture

Habit in the English Novel, 1850-1900

Lived Environments, Practices of the Self

Authors: O'Toole, S.

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About this book

This book offers new perspectives on the concept of habit in the nineteenth-century novel, delineating the complex, changing significance of the term and exploring the ways in which its meanings play out in a range of narratives, from Dickens to James.

About the authors

Sean O'Toole is Assistant Professor of English at the City University of New York, Baruch College, USA.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Introduction: An Embedded History

    O’Toole, Sean

    Pages 1-32

  • The Sensing Self: Dickens and the Space of Habit

    O’Toole, Sean

    Pages 35-63

  • Believing is Seeing: George Eliot’s Past Effects

    O’Toole, Sean

    Pages 64-93

  • Embodied Dispositions, Meredithian Slips

    O’Toole, Sean

    Pages 97-131

  • Passionate Possessions: Henry James’s Queer Properties

    O’Toole, Sean

    Pages 132-160

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Softcover $95.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Habit in the English Novel, 1850-1900
Book Subtitle
Lived Environments, Practices of the Self
Authors
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Nineteenth-Century Writing and Culture
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-34940-8
DOI
10.1057/9781137349408
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-34939-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46790-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 212
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