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The Victorian literature handbook

The Victorian literature handbook

Author: Alexandra Warwick; Martin Willis
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008.
Series: Literature and culture handbooks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
An accessible and comprehensive introduction to literature and culture in the Victorian period, this title provides a resource for literature students, presenting the essential information and guidance needed from introducing the historical and cultural context to key authors, texts and genres.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Victorian literature handbook.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2008
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Warwick; Martin Willis
ISBN: 9780826495761 0826495761 9780826495778 082649577X
OCLC Number: 176925548
Description: xiv, 258 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: defining Victorian / Alexandra Warwick and Martin Willis --
The historical context of Victorian literature / Alexandra Warwick --
Literary and cultural contexts / Kirsty Bunting and Rhian Williams --
Case studies in reading literary texts / Kirstie Blair [and others] --
Case studies in reading critical texts / Miriam Burstein [and others] --
Key critical concepts and topics / Alexandra Warwick, ed. --
Changes in the literary canon / Jane E. Thomas --
Changes in critical approaches / Martin Willis --
Interdisciplinarity in Victorian studies / Laurie Garrison --
Mapping the future of Victorian studies / Ruth Robbins --
Appendix: A survey of Victorian literature curricula / Mark Bennett.
Series Title: Literature and culture handbooks.
Responsibility: edited by Alexandra Warwick and Martin Willis.


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"A practical and comprehensive guide that will surely prove useful for students and teachers alike. Its coverage is superb and its list of contributors impressive." - Donald E. Hall, Distinguished Read more...

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