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The Cambridge Companion to the Victorian Novel


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

In The Cambridge Companion to the Victorian Novel, a series of specially-commissioned essays examine the work of Charles Dickens, the Brontë s, George Eliot and other canonical writers, as well as that of such writers as Olive Schreiner, Wilkie Collins and H. Rider Haggard, whose work has recently attracted new attention from scholars and students. Contributors engage with topics such as industrial culture, religion and science and the broader issues of the politics of gender, sexuality and race. The Companion includes a chronology and a comprehensive Guide to Further Reading.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction Deirdre David; 1. The Victorian novel and its readers Kate Flint; 2. The business of Victorian publishing Simon Eliot; 3. The aesthetics of the Victorian novel: form, subjectivity, ideology Linda M. Shires; 4. Industrial culture and the Victorian novel Joseph W. Childers; 5. Gender and the Victorian novel Nancy Armstrong; 6. Sexuality and the Victorian novel Jeff Nunokawa; 7. Race and the Victorian novel Patrick Brantlinger; 8. Detection in the Victorian novel Ronald R. Thomas; 9. Sensation and the fantastic in the Victorian novel Lyn Pykett; 10. Intellectual debate and the Victorian novel: religion, science and the professional John Kucich; 11. Dickens, Melville and a tale of two countries Robert Weisbuch; Guide to further reading.

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"The essays are uniformly excellent...Geared for upper-division undergraduate English majors and beginning graduate students, this volume is clearly intended for classroom use but should also be in every library's collection." Choice "The essays are uniformly excellent...Geared for upper-division undergraduate English majors and beginning graduate students, this volume is clearly intended for classroom use but should also be in every library's collection." Choice
EAN: 9780521641500
ISBN: 0521641500
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Companions to Litera'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2003
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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