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Dickens to Hardy, 1837-1884 : the novel, the past and cultural memory in the nineteenth century

Author: Julian Wolfreys
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Series: Transitions (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing stimulating reassessments of major Victorian novelists in their cultural and historical contexts, this book offers detailed close readings of texts broken down into clearly signposted sections.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wolfreys, Julian, 1958-
Dickens to Hardy, 1837-1884.
Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(OCoLC)648569440
Named Person: Charles Dickens; George Eliot; Thomas Hardy
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Wolfreys
ISBN: 9780333696224 0333696220 0333696239 9780333696231
OCLC Number: 122283016
Description: x, 293 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: 'The old story ... with a difference': The posthumous papers of the Pickwick Club --
'Our society': Cranford --
'The English mind': The moonstone --
'Minutely and multitudinously scratched in all directions': Middlemarch --
'The modern flower in a medieval flowerpot': The times and visions of Thomas Hardy.
Series Title: Transitions (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Julian Wolfreys.

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With chapters focusing on particular novels, this book charts the transitions of Victorian literary and cultural concerns across the Nineteenth century. Julian Wolfreys questions how the Victorians  Read more...

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