“Byerly’s study is ambitious, original, and insightful…and it is testament to its stimulating thesis and rich cultural and historical scope that it deserves to be taken up, elaborated, and questioned by scholars from within nineteenth-century literary studies and well beyond.”
“Are We There Yet? helps us to imagine some of the destinations we could reach by aligning old literary problems with new contexts as well as with our own new media forms.”
—Studies in the Novel
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"If the 'idea of narrative as a kind of journey is as old as literature,' Alison Byerly attends to this intuitive truth in fresh ways, marking a departure from studies which take the process of 'getting there' for granted."
—Times Literary Supplement
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About the Author
Alison Byerly is President of Lafayette College.