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The Resource Is Heathcliff a murderer? : puzzles in nineteenth-century literature, John Sutherland

Is Heathcliff a murderer? : puzzles in nineteenth-century literature, John Sutherland

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Is Heathcliff a murderer? : puzzles in nineteenth-century literature
Title
Is Heathcliff a murderer?
Title remainder
puzzles in nineteenth-century literature
Statement of responsibility
John Sutherland
Title variation
Puzzles in 19th-century fiction
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In Is Heathcliff a Murderer? (well, is he?) John Sutherland investigates thirty-four conundrums of nineteenth-century fiction. Applying these 'real world' questions to fiction is not in any sense intended to catch out the novelists who are invariably cleverer than their most defectively inclined readers. Typically, one finds a reason for the seeming anomaly. Not blunders, that is, but unexpected felicities and ingenious justifications. In Is Heathcliff a Murderer? John Sutherland, recently described by Tony Tanner as 'a sort of Sherlock Holmes of literature', pays homage to the most rewarding of critical activities, close reading and the pleasures of good-natured pedantry
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DLC
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1938-
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Sutherland, John
Dewey number
823/.809
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR861
LC item number
.S88 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The World's classics
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  • English fiction
  • English fiction
  • Literary recreations
  • Puzzles
Label
Is Heathcliff a murderer? : puzzles in nineteenth-century literature, John Sutherland
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Publication
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31223098085328
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [244]-258)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where does Sir Thomas's wealth come from? / Jane Austen -- How much English blood (if any) does Waverley spill? / Walter Scott -- Apple blossom in June? / Jane Austen -- Effie Deans's phantom pregnancy / Walter Scott -- How does Victor make his monsters? / Mary Shelley -- Is Oliver dreaming? / Charles Dickens -- Mysteries of the Dickensian year / Charles Dickens -- Is Heathcliff a murderer? / Emily Bronte -- Rochester's celestial telegram / Charlotte Bronte -- Does Becky kill Jos? / W.M. Thackeray -- Who is Helen Graham? / Anne Bronte -- What kind of murderer is John Barton? / Gaskell -- On a gross anachronism / W.M. Thackeray -- What is Jo sweeping? / Charles Dickens -- Villette's double ending / Charlotte Bronte -- What is Hetty waiting for? / George Eliot -- The missing fortnight / Wilkie Collins -- Two-timing novelists / W.M. Thackeray, Gaskell and Anthony Trollope -- The phantom pregnancy of Mary Flood Jones / Anthony Trollope
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
x, 258 p.
Isbn
9780192825162
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96000764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 541547194
  • (OCoLC)34194101
Label
Is Heathcliff a murderer? : puzzles in nineteenth-century literature, John Sutherland
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Publication
Bar code
31223098085328
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [244]-258)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Where does Sir Thomas's wealth come from? / Jane Austen -- How much English blood (if any) does Waverley spill? / Walter Scott -- Apple blossom in June? / Jane Austen -- Effie Deans's phantom pregnancy / Walter Scott -- How does Victor make his monsters? / Mary Shelley -- Is Oliver dreaming? / Charles Dickens -- Mysteries of the Dickensian year / Charles Dickens -- Is Heathcliff a murderer? / Emily Bronte -- Rochester's celestial telegram / Charlotte Bronte -- Does Becky kill Jos? / W.M. Thackeray -- Who is Helen Graham? / Anne Bronte -- What kind of murderer is John Barton? / Gaskell -- On a gross anachronism / W.M. Thackeray -- What is Jo sweeping? / Charles Dickens -- Villette's double ending / Charlotte Bronte -- What is Hetty waiting for? / George Eliot -- The missing fortnight / Wilkie Collins -- Two-timing novelists / W.M. Thackeray, Gaskell and Anthony Trollope -- The phantom pregnancy of Mary Flood Jones / Anthony Trollope
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
x, 258 p.
Isbn
9780192825162
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
96000764
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 541547194
  • (OCoLC)34194101

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