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Rereading Victorian fiction

Author: Alice Jenkins; Juliet John
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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These essays on novels and short stories from the beginning of Victoria's reign to our own times represent a wide range of critical and theoretical viewpoints on fiction. Covering lesser-known works as well as some of the most canonical texts of the period, the essays explore Victorian texts' connections with earlier literature, as well as twentieth-century novelists' responses to Victorian fiction. This collection  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Jenkins; Juliet John
ISBN: 0333973852 9780333973851
OCLC Number: 50410728
Description: xvi, 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Victorian realist prose and sentimentality / Philip Davis --
Having the whip-hand in Middlemarch / Daniel Karlin --
Two kinds of clothing: Sartor Resartus and Great expectations / Bernard Beatty --
Rereading G.W. Reynolds's The mysteries of London / Trefor Thomas --
The state of Dracula: bureaucracy and the vampire / Gary Day --
The godhead regendered in Victorian children's literature / Jacqueline M. Labbe --
Alice: reflections and relativities / Michael Irwin --
Place, identity and Born in exile / Ralph Pite --
Stages of sand and blood: the performance of gendered subjectivity in Olive Schreiner's colonial allegories / Scott McCracken --
Sexual ethics in fiction by Thomas Hardy and the new women writers / Jil Larson --
Don Pickwick: Dickens and the transformation of Cervantes / Angus Easson --
Using the Victorians: the Victorian age in contemporary fiction / Robin Gilmour --
Women, spiritualism and depth psychology in Michèle Roberts's Victorian novel / Susan Rowland.
Responsibility: edited by Alice Jenkins and Juliet John ; foreword by John Sutherland.
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'The confident pluralism of this collection presents Victorian fiction to a new generation of readers.' - Dinah Birch, Times Literary Supplement

 
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