This FREE ESSAY was first published in Master Narratives: Tellers and Telling in the English Novel, a memorial volume for Bill Ruddick published by Ashgate in 2003. It is extracted from the revised electronic edition, Humanities-Ebooks, 2007.
Topics and Keywords
Master Narratives, Narration, Narratology, English Novel, 19th Century Fiction, Laurence Sterne, Henry Fielding, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Gaskell, Mary Shelley, Emily Bronte, Joseph Conrad, Walter Scott, D H Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, Tristram Shandy, Wuthering Heights, Tom Jones, Lord Jim, Bleak House, Mary Barton, Persuasion, Old Mortality, Women in Love, Heart of Darkness, Middlemarch
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About the author
Richard Gravil is author of Wordsworth's Bardic Vocation, 1787-1842 and Convenor of the Wordsworth Summer Conference and Winter School