Transparent Minds: Narrative Modes for Presenting Consciousness in Fiction (Paperback)

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Transparent Minds: Narrative Modes for Presenting Consciousness in Fiction (Paperback)

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This book investigates the entire spectrum of techniques for portraying the mental lives of fictional characters in both the stream-of-consciousness novel and other fiction. Each chapter deals with one main technique, illustrated from a wide range of nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction by writers including Stendhal, Dostoevsky, James, Mann, Kafka, Joyce, Proust, Woolf, and Sarraute.

Dorrit Cohn is Professor of Germanic Languages and Literatures at Harvard University.
Product Details ISBN: 9780691101569
ISBN-10: 0691101566
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication Date: February 21st, 1984
Pages: 344
Language: English