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The Mudworm's Bower and Other Metropastoral Spaces: Novelization and Clashing Chronotopes in Our Mutual Friend

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Bakhtinian novelization transforms traditional pastoral space into citified enclaves where moral “fastening down” occurs in the form of strategic character testing, pedagogical lessons, and literal expulsion. Shepherd-teachers and faithful servants square off with rogues and imposters who attempt to subvert the “virtues of shelter” by using various forms of theatricality. Hexam's windmill, Boffin's Bower, The Six Jolly Fellowship-Porters, Riah's rooftop garden, The Wren's Nest, and the reclaimed Harmony Bower all function as “organizing centers” where idyllic and theatrical chronotopes vie for primacy.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2011-06-01

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