Table of contents for Narrating the prison : role and representation in Charles Dickens's novels, twentieth-century fiction, and film / Jan Alber.

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Acknowledgments and Typographical Conventions						
Chapter I: Introduction									
Chapter II: What is a Prison?
The 'Old' and the 'New' Prison System in Great Britain 			
The 'Birth' of the Penitentiary in the United States				
The Experience of Imprisonment					
Chapter III: The Dark Dungeons in Charles Dickens's Novels and their Film Adaptations
The Prison as All-Embracing Shadow in Little Dorrit 
 Prisons, Inmates, and the Prison Experience	
 The Prison as World and Forms of Metaphorical Imprisonment 
The Prison and the Novel's Narrative Structure					
"I Hope You Care to Be Recalled to Life?": Incarceration in A Tale of Two Cities
	The Imprisonment of Dr. Manette	
	Charles Darnay's Time in Prison			
 The Rulers Who Run the Prisons 	
The Internalization of the Prison in Great Expectations 
 Pip's Guilt Complex in the Novel	
 The Prison and Interiority in the Film
 Two Views on Mental Confinement			
Chapter IV: Legitimating the Prison ? Reproducing Cultural Hegemonies: Prison Narratives of the Twentieth Century
Critical Counter-Discourse or Pro-Prison Propaganda?			
Narrating Prisoners and Prison Settings in Novels and Films		
 The Prison Population in Fictional Prison Narratives
 Prison Settings in Novels and Films			
The Representation of Minds and Bodies in "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner" and its Film Version		
Inmate Interiority in "Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption"		
The Prison as a Testing Ground for Masculinity: The Process of Becoming an Insider						
The Monotonous Routine Cycle of Traditional Disciplinary Prisons	
Prison Violence and 'Homosexual' Rape as Forms of Symbolic 'Feminization'				
The Prisoner as 'Abject' ? The Madness of the 'Hole'	
The Guards or the 'Other' Prisoners						
Chapter V: Prison Metaphors in Novels and Films of the Twentieth Century
'Positive' and 'Negative' Metaphors of Imprisonment			
 	The Prison as Womb, Tomb, and Homosocial Club
 Forms of Rehabilitation and Positive Prison Images		
 Disciplinary Prisons as Cages for Wild Animals
 The Prison as Hell					
The Prison as World ? The World as Prison					
	Conformism and Individualism in Prison
	The Class System in	Prison versus Class as a Prison	
	Racial Oppression in Prison versus Society as Prison	
	Is the Whole World a Boring Prison?						
Chapter VI: Conclusion 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Film and video adaptations.
Prisons in literature.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Film adaptations -- History and criticism.
Prisons -- England -- History.
Prisons -- United States -- History.
Motion pictures and literature.