If Re-Collecting Were Forgetting: Forged Bodies and Forgotten Labor in Little Dorrit

Novak, Daniel
September 1997
Novel: A Forum on Fiction;Fall97, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p21
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Presents an interpretation of the novel entitled `Little Dorrit,' by Charles Dickens. Use of forgery of synecdoche and of the wholeness of represented bodies as a technique in writing novels; Tension between fragmentation and unity in the novel; Significance of the link made by Dickens between fragmentation and forgery.


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