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The Cambridge companion to the Victorian novel

Author: Deirdre David
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge companions to literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In The Cambridge Companion to the Victorian Novel, a series of specially commissioned essays examine the work of Charles Dickens, the Brontes, 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. The collection combines the literary study of the novel as a form  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deirdre David
ISBN: 0521641500 9780521641500 0521646197 9780521646192
OCLC Number: 43641335
Description: xx, 267 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Victorian novel and its readers / Kate Flint --
The business of Victorian publishing / Simon Eliot --
The aesthetics of the Victorian novel : form, subjectivity, ideology / Linda M. Shires --
Industrial culture and the Victorian novel / Joseph W. Childers --
Gender and the Victorian novel / Nancy Armstrong --
Sexuality in the Victorian novel / Jeff Nunokawa --
Race and the Victorian novel / Patrick Brantlinger --
Detection in the Victorian novel / Ronald R. Thomas --
Sensation and the fantastic in the Victorian novel / Lyn Pykett --
Intellectual debate in the Victorian novel : religion, science, and the professional / John Kucich --
Dickens, Melville, and a tale of two countries / Robert Weisbuch.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to literature.
Other Titles: Victorian novel
Responsibility: edited by Deirdre David.
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In the Companion to the Victorian Novel, first published in 2000, a series of specially-commissioned essays examine the work of Charles Dickens, the Brontes, George Eliot and Wilkie Collins.  Read more...

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