The Imperial Child: Bella, Our Mutual Friend, and the Victorian Picturesque

  • Murray Baumgarten


Observations about the intersection of character, imperial fantasies, and perception in Our Mutual Friend suggest a hypothesis about how the plot of the novel inflects and deflects that intersection.


Hegemonic Power Class Possibility Erotic Fantasy Imperial Adventure Disastrous Fate 
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  • Murray Baumgarten

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