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Nov 19, 2021

Alex speaks with Professor Daniel Wright of UofT English about two key popular romances, Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre and Anthony Trollope’s Can You Forgive Her?, in the context of his book, Bad Logic: Reasoning About Desire in the Victorian Novel (2018). Key topics of discussion include the relationship between the realist and romance modes, the tenuous power of language to articulate desire, and popular romance novels’ myriad imagings of the crowd and the public.

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