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Author Moses, Omri, author

Title Out of character : modernism, vitalism, psychic life / Omri Moses
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (297 pages)
Contents Personhood beyond personality -- Novel interests : Henry James -- Lively habits : Gertrude Stein -- Intoning voice : T.S. Eliot -- Afterword : vital signs
Summary 'Characters' are those fictive beings in novels whose coherent patterns of behaviour make them credible as people. 'Character' is also used to refer to the capacity - or incapacity - to sustain one's core principles. What is behind this esteem for unwavering consistency? 'Out of Character' examines literary characters who test and defy our culture's models of personal integrity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 -- Characters.
James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Characters.
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946 -- Characters.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
Vitalism in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804791236 (e-book)
9780804791236 (e-book)