Agency, Fate, and the Forces of History in Nineteenth-Century European Narrative (NEMLA 2013)

In the wake of the novels of Walter Scott, the precise description of specific places and times became the norm both in fiction and in historical accounts. Explanations of geographical, socio-economic, and cultural forces often acquired an unprecedented density within the narrative. As an imposing presence, these factors became almost a character in their own right as they wrestled with their human counterparts for control of events. Also vying for narrative supremacy were the ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
NeMLA (Northeast Modern Language Association)
Event Name: 
NEMLA 2013
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2013 to Sunday, March 24, 2013
Event Location: 
Boston, MA
Abstract due date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Categories: 
Hispanic & Latino
Interdisciplinary
French
British
German
Genre & Form
Rhetoric & Composition
World Literatures
Romantics
Victorian
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