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A companion to the Victorian novel

Author: Patrick Brantlinger; William B Thesing
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2002.
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this comprehensive and accessible critical overview of the Victorian novel, a number of writers explore the religious, social, political and other contexts of the period and study the various genres or subgenres of the Victorian novel.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Handbooks and manuals
History
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Companion to the Victorian novel.
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2002
(DLC) 2002022768
(OCoLC)49225959
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Brantlinger; William B Thesing
ISBN: 0585467358 9780585467351 9780470997208 0470997206
OCLC Number: 52995745
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 513 pages).
Contents: pt. 1. Historical contexts and cultural issues. The publishing world / Kelly J. Mays --
Education, literacy, and the Victorian reader / Jonathan Rose --
Money, the economy, and social class / Regenia Gagnier --
Victorian psychology / Athena Vrettos --
Empire, race, and the Victorian novel / Deirdre David --
The Victorian novel and religion / Hilary Fraser --
Scientific ascendancy / John Kucich --
Technology and information: accelerating developments / Christopher Keep --
Laws, the legal world, and politics / John R. Reed --
Gender politics and women's rights / Hilary M. Schor --
The other arts: Victorian visual culture / Jeffrey Spear --
Imagined audiences: the novelist and the stage / Renata Kobetts Miller. pt. 2. Forms of the Victorian novel. Newgate novel to detective fiction / F.S. Schwarzbach --
The historical novel / John Bowen --
The sensation novel / Winifred Hughes --
The bildungsroman / John R. Maynard --
The Gothic romance in the Victorian period / Cannon Schmitt --
The provincial or regional novel / Ian Duncan --
Industrial and "condition of England" novels / James Richard Simmons, Jr. --
Children's fiction / Lewis C. Roberts --
Victorian science fiction / Patrick Brantlinger. pt. 3. Victorian and modern theories of the novel and the reception of novels and novelists then and now. The receptions of Charlotte Brontë, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, and Thomas Hardy / Elizabeth Langland --
Victorian theories of the novel / Joseph W. Childers --
Modern and postmodern theories of prose fiction / Audrey Jaffe --
The afterlife of the Victorian novel: novels about novels / Anne Humpherys --
The Victorian novel in film and on television / Joss Marsh and Kamilla Elliott.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Patrick Brantlinger and William B. Thesing.

Abstract:

In this comprehensive and accessible critical overview of the Victorian novel, a number of writers explore the religious, social, political and other contexts of the period and study the various genres or subgenres of the Victorian novel.

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