Fictions of the return

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This article presents a study of selected nineteenth- and early twentieth-century narratives in which men long missing return too late, fail to come home, or vanish in unexpected and sometimes unprecedented ways.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)218-234
Number of pages17
JournalYearbook of Comparative Literature
StatePublished - 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • History
  • Religious studies


  • Amerika/The Man Who Disappeared
  • Balzac
  • Civil death
  • Kafka
  • Missing persons in literature
  • Pirandello
  • The Colonel Chabert
  • The Late Mattia Pascal


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