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Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 The Rhetoric of Personal Address in Michael Wilding's Short Fiction
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'Michael Wilding's prolific short story output, spanning over forty years, employs numerous innovative techniques, including stream of consciousness, meta-fictional self-reflexivity, collage, and many other forms of narrative strategy. But in some of his stories he utilizes an approach that seems to be unique. This is the technique of personal address, and it is on full display in his story 'Class Feeling.' A close analysis of this story shows the rhetoric of personal address in its richest form, though there are other stories that display partial deployments of such a strategy.' (Author's introduction)


  • Epigraph: 'Back in London, where the English Enigma of Class presents itself once more.' - Emma Tennant

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    y separately published work icon Antipodes vol. 26 no. 1 June 2012 Z1875676 2012 periodical issue 2012 pg. 99-101
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