By Heike Hartung
This research establishes age as a class of literary heritage, delineating age in its interplay with gender and narrative style. in accordance with the historic premise that the view of getting old as a burden emerges as a particular narrative within the overdue eighteenth century, the research highlights how the altering adventure of growing old is formed via that of gender. via analyzing the Bildungsroman as a 'coming of age' novel, the ebook asks how the telling of a lifestyles in time impacts person age narratives. Bringing jointly different views of age and incapacity reviews, the e-book argues that disorder is already a major factor within the Bildungsroman's narratives of getting older. This theoretical stance offers new interpretations of canonical novels, traveling authors similar to Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Frances Burney, Maria Edgeworth, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Samuel Beckett, and Jonathan Franzen. Drawing at the hyperlink among age and disease within the Bildungsroman's age narratives, the style of 'dementia narrative' is gifted as one of many instructions which the Bildungsroman takes after its classical interval. making use of those theoretical views to canonical novels of the 19th century and to the hot style of 'dementia narrative', the amount additionally presents new insights into literary and style heritage. This e-book introduces a brand new theoretical method of cultural age experiences and provides a entire research of the relationship among narratology, literary thought, gender and age studies.
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Ageing, Gender, and Illness in Anglophone Literature: Narrating Age in the Bildungsroman (Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature) by Heike Hartung