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Epistolarity

Approaches to a Form

Janet Gurkin Altman

Frontmatter and Acknowledgments
Introduction   (pp. 1–12)

1: Epistolary Mediation   (pp. 13–46)
2: Of Confidence and Confidants   (pp. 47–86)
3: The Weight of the Reader   (pp. 87–116)
4: Epistolary Discourse   (pp. 117–142)
5: The Dynamics of Epistolary Closure   (pp. 143–166)
6: The Epistolary Mosaic   (pp. 167–184)

Conclusion: The Parameters and Paradoxes of Epistolarity   (pp. 185–216)
Selected Bibliography   (pp. 217–228)
Index   (pp. 229–235)

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