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Misreading Anita Brookner
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Introduction
1. The Military Man, the Analysand and the Queer in A Friend from England (1987)
2. The Aesthete in A Misalliance (1986)
3. The Dandy in Brief Lives (1990)
4. The Flaneur in Undue Influence (1999)
5. The Degenerate in Falling Slowly (1998)
Epilogue

About the Author

Peta Mayer holds a PhD in English Literature from the University of Melbourne.

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Reviews 'Anita Brookner deserves this detailed, sophisticated, brilliant reading that appreciates Brookner's peculiar genius and uncovers the ways in which she "does indeed write a different kind of novel." Given the intertextual, allusive nature of Brookner's work and her extraordinary expertise on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European art and literature, Dr Mayer's "misreading" of Brookner's "performative romanticism" is entirely appropriate.'
Ann Holbrook, Professor of English at Saint Anselm College

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