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Twentieth-century British literature; Victorian literature; British novel


Discusses the early career and later development of the twentieth-century British novelist John Fowles, and compares the fictional technique of his novel The French Lieutenant's Woman (1969) with that of the Victorian writer James Anthony Froude's novella The Lieutenant's Daughter (1847). First presented at the Modern Language Association of America, annual convention, New York, December 1979.