Simon Petch (essay date 1992)
SOURCE: Petch, Simon. “Law, Narrative, and Anonymity in Browning's The Ring and the Book.” Victorian Literature and Culture 20 (1992): 311-33.
[In the following essay, Petch examines the narrative methodology of The Ring and the Book, noting its use of techniques of legal discourse.]
Nobody has ever had much to say for the anonymous voices who speak in books II-IV of The Ring and the Book. “Half-Rome,” “The Other Half-Rome,” and “Tertium Quid” have consistently attracted less...
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