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The Oxford handbook of Victorian literary culture

Author: Juliet John
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Oxford handbooks.
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"The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture is a major contribution to the dynamic field of Victorian studies. This collection of 37 original chapters by leading international Victorian scholars offers new approaches to familiar themes (for example, science, religion, gender) and gives space to newer and emerging topics (for instance, old age, fair play, economics). Structured around three broad sections (on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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The Oxford handbook of Victorian literary culture
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016
1 Online-Ressource (xxii, 732 pages)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet John
ISBN: 9780199593736 0199593736
OCLC Number: 922919511
Notes: Series title from back dust jacket flap.
Description: xxii, 732 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1. The Victorian subject : Thackeray wartime subjects / Rae Greiner --
2. Life writing and the Victorians / Trev Broughton --
3. Politics and the literary / Josephine M. Guy --
4. The literature of Chartism / Ian Haywood --
5. Liberalism and literature / Lauren M.E. Goodlad --
6. Globalization and economics / Ayşe Çeli̇kkol --
7. Political economy / Kathleen Blake --
8. The Victorians, sex and gender / Ann Heilmann and Mark Llewellyn --
9. The new woman and her ageing other / Teresa Mangum --
10. Unspeakable desires : we other Victorians / Kate Flint --
11. Victorian masculinities, or military men of feeling : domesticity, militarism, and manly sensibility / Holly Furneaux --
12. Empire, place and the Victorians / Patrick Brantlinger --
13. Organic imperialism : fictions of progressive social order at the colonial periphery / John Kucich --
14. The strange career of fair play, or, warfare and gamesmanship in the time of Victoria / Lara Kriegel --
15. British women wanted : gender, genre, and South African settlement / Melissa Free --
16. The London Sunday Faded Slow : Time to Spend in the Victorian City / Alex Murray --
17. Religion, The Bible and literature in the Victorian Age / Emma Mason --
18. Religion and sexuality / James Eli Adams --
19. Religion and the canon / Matthew Bradley --
20. Religion and education / Mark Knight --
21. Beyond two cultures : science, literature and disciplinary boundaries / Alice Jenkins --
22. Science and periodicals : animal instinct and whispering machines / Sally Shuttleworth --
23. Victorian natural science and the seashore / Amy M. King --
24. You've got mail : technologies of communication in Victorian literature / Elizabeth Meadows and Jay Clayton --
25. The new cultural marketplace : Victorian publishing and reading practices / Robert L. Patten --
26. Literature and the expansion of the press / Joanne Shattock --
27. Materiality in theory : what to make of Victorian things / John Plotz --
28. Celebrity culture / John Plunkett --
29. Victorian aesthetics / Jonah Siegel --
30. Emotions / Carolyn Burdett --
31. Aestheticism and the politics of pleasure / Ruth Livesey --
32. Illustrations and the Victorian novel / Julia Thomas --
33. Art and the literary / Hilary Fraser --
34. Victorian theatre : research problems and progress / Kate Newey --
35. Victorian theatre : power and the politics of gender / Kerry Powell --
36. Melodrama on and off the stage / Jim Davis --
37. Henry James's houses : domesticity and performativity / Gail Marshall.
Series Title: Oxford handbooks.
Other Titles: Handbook of Victorian literary culture
Victorian literary culture
Responsibility: edited by Juliet John.


The Oxford Handbook of Victorian Literary Culture brings together a team of international scholars to offer the most comprehensive interdisciplinary guide to Victorian studies available in print.  Read more...


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All essays have good selective bibliographies; all provide a good, modern resource for research. * Jeremy Tambling, Modern Language Review * For the excellence of its essays and the timeliness of its Read more...

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