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A familiar strangeness [electronic resource] : American fiction and the language of photography, 1839-1945 / Stuart Burrows.

By: Burrows, Stuart, 1967-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xii, 287 p.).ISBN: 9780820337418 (electronic bk.); 0820337412 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Literature and photography -- United States | Modernism (Literature) | American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Realism in literature | Visual perception in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | Roman | Photographie | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Familiar strangeness.DDC classification: 810.9 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction. "Likeness men" : fiction and photography -- 1. Nature herself : Hawthorne's self-representation -- 2. Resembling oneself : James's photographic types -- 3. Vanishing race : Faulkner's photographic face -- 4. "Seeing myself like somebody else" : Hurston's similarities -- Conclusion. Likeness has ceased to be of any help : fiction and film.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-275) and index.

Introduction. "Likeness men" : fiction and photography -- 1. Nature herself : Hawthorne's self-representation -- 2. Resembling oneself : James's photographic types -- 3. Vanishing race : Faulkner's photographic face -- 4. "Seeing myself like somebody else" : Hurston's similarities -- Conclusion. Likeness has ceased to be of any help : fiction and film.

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