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By Andrea Kirchknopf
significant frameworks for analyzing post–Victorian fiction are constructed: the literary scene (authors, readers, critics) and the national-identity, political and social features. one of the works tested are Caryl Phillips’s Cambridge, Matthew Kneale’s English Passengers, Peter Carey’s Oscar and Lucinda and Jack Maggs, Lloyd Jones’s Mister Pip, Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea, D.M. Thomas’s Charlotte, and Jasper Fforde’s The Eyre Affair.
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