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Reading Alcoholisms: Theorizing Character and Narrative in Selected Novels of Thomas Hardy, James Joyce, and Virginia Woolf

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With Reading Alcoholisms, Jane Lilienfeld has produced a ground-breaking cross-disciplinary study using the social, psychological, and scientific literature on alcoholism and family alcoholism to examine the novels of Hardy, Joyce, and Woolf. Each of these authors was directly affected by the alcoholism of a family member or mentor, and Lilienfeld shows how the effects of ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published July 16th 1999 by Palgrave Macmillan
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again, only read the section on Thomas Hardy, “`An Altar to Disease in Years Gone By:’ Alcoholism in The Mayor of Casterbridge.” Sees all of Henchard's issues and personality traits as stemming from alcohol. ...more
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