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1. Lynch, Deidre, The Economy of Character: Novels, Market Culture, and the Business of Inner Meaning (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1998).

2. Watt, Ian, The Rise of the Novel: Studies in Defoe, Richardson, and Fielding (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1957).

3. Gilbert, Sandra M. and Gubar, Susan, The Madwoman in the Attic: The Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979).

4. Woloch, Alex, The One vs. the Many: Minor Characters and the Space of the Protagonist in the Novel (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003), 14.

5. Brilmyer, S. Pearl, “Plasticity, Form, and the Matter of Character in Middlemarch,” Representations 130, no. 1 (2015): 6083.

6. Star, Summer J., “Feeling Real in Middlemarch,” ELH 80, no. 3 (2013): 839–69, 842.

7. Farina, Jonathan, Everyday Words and the Character of Prose in Nineteenth-Century Britain (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017), 20.

8. Kurnick, David, Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012), 3.

9. Ablow, Rachel, Victorian Pain (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017), 3.

10. Christoff, Alicia, “Alone with Tess,” NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction 48, no. 1 (2015): 1844, 25.

11. Brilmyer, “Plasticity,” 71.

12. Rives, Rochelle, Modernist Impersonalities: Affect, Authority, and the Subject (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), 8, 14.

13. Moses, Omri, Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2014), 6, 9.

14. Martin, Kristy, Modernism and the Rhythms of Sympathy: Vernon Lee, Virginia Woolf, D.H. Lawrence (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013), 7, 10.

15. This upshot has generally been indirect, though some critics, e.g., Ablow and Rives, consider liberalism and humanism explicitly.

16. For other accounts of the spatiality of depth hermeneutics, in response to recent critical dismissals of it, see Kreisel, Deanna, “The Madwoman on the Third Story: Jane Eyre in Space,” PMLA 131, no. 1 (2016): 101–15, and Samalin, Zachary, “Plumbing the Depths, Scouring the Surface: Henry Mayhew's Scavenger Hermeneutics,” New Literary History 48, no. 2 (2017): 387410.

17. Woolf, Virginia, To the Lighthouse (San Diego: Harcourt Brace, 1981), 62.

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