Reading Fiction: Opening the Text.
This book covers often-studied fiction from the last 300 years, featuring 24 major works. Includes a chapter on Pride & Prejudice. Shows how the beginnings of novels relate to the narrative. Peter Childs is Senior Lecturer in English at Cheltenham and Gloucester College of Higher Education. Palgrave, Basingstoke, NY, 2001. Paper, 180 pgs. NEW. $10.00