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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 The Rise and Rise of the Omniscient ‘I’
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'In an age of uncertainty, in which truth is apparently an illusion and all claims to authority are suspect, it is tempting to believe that a first person narrator telling their own story – in a style that is skewed, fragmentary, and unreliable – is the only point of view that can strike a chord of authenticity with the reader. At least, my students tend to think so.' (Introduction)

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