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Nostalgia and recollection in Victorian culture

Author: Ann C Colley
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is about a group of Victorian British writers and artists whose work emerges from recollection and whose texts embody the experience of nostalgia. In its discussion of Charles Darwin's The Voyage of the Beagle, Robert Louis Stevenson's prose and poetry, Elizabeth Gaskell's narratives, John Ruskin's Praeterita, Walter Pater's 'The Child in the House', Ford Madox Brown's The Last of England, Richard
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ann C Colley
ISBN: 0312216645 9780312216641 0333728130 9780333728130
OCLC Number: 39013630
Description: x, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Voyages and Exile --
Nostalgia and the Voyage of the Beagle --
The Last of England and the Representation of Longing --
R.L. Stevenson's Nationalism and the Dualities of Exile --
The 'shaking, uncertain ground' of Elizabeth Gaskell's Narratives --
Childhood Spaces --
The Landscape of A Child's Garden of Verses --
Rooms Without Mirrors: The Childhood Interiors of Ruskin, Pater, and Stevenson --
The Idea of Recollection --
R.L. Stevenson and the Idea of Recollection --
From the Vignette to the Rectangular: Bergson, Turner, and Remembrance.
Responsibility: Ann C. Colley.
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