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Victorian love stories : an Oxford anthology

Author: Kate Flint
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Oxford paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Love stories from Victorian times. They range from Oscar Wilde's The Nightingale and the Rose, on the pitfalls of perfect love, to Thomas Hardy's The Son's Veto, on a widow's attempt to find love again.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Flint
ISBN: 0192880403 9780192880406
OCLC Number: 36458137
Notes: "First published by Oxford University Press, 1996"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 501 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Grace Aguilar: The Authoress. Elizabeth Gaskell: Right at Last. William Morris: Frank's Sealed letter. Henry James: A Day of Days. Wilkie Collins: The Captain's Last Love. Christiana Fraser-Tytler: Margaret. Christina Rossetti: Hero. Mary Braddon: Her Last Appearance. Amelia B. Edwards: The Story of Salome. Thomas Hardy: The Son's Veto. Lucy Clifford: The End of Her Journey. W. S. Gilbert: An Elixir of Love. Olive Schreiner: In a Far-Off World. George Egerton: A Little Grey Glove. Hubert Crackenthorpe: A Conflict of Egoisms. Nora Vynne: An Ugly Little Woman. Florence Henniker: Our Neighbour, Mr Gibson. Henry Harland: Flower o' the Quince. Ella Darcy: The Pleasure Pilgrim. Laurence Alma-Tadema: At the Gates of Paradise. Ernest Dowson: The Statute of Limitations. Laurence Housman: The Story of the Herons. Walter Besant: The Shrinking Shoe. Mary Angela Dickens: The Idyll of an Omnibus. A. St John Adcock: Bob Harris's Deputy. Ellen T. Fowler: An Old Wife's Tale. Somerset Maugham: De Amicitia. Charlotte Mew: Some Ways of Love. Rudyard Kipling: Georgie Porgie. Flora Annie Steel: Uma Himavutee. Oscar Wilde: The Nightingale and the Rose
Series Title: Oxford paperbacks.
Responsibility: edited by Kate Flint.

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These short stories present Victorian love in all its moods, from the triumphant to the tragic, and the cruelly realistic to the perplexed. Alongside familiar names such as Anthony Trollope and  Read more...

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