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Victorian literature

Author: Clarice SwisherWalter E HoughtonRoland A DuerksenEdith C BathoBonamy DobréeAll authors
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Greenhaven Press, [2000] ©2000
Series: Greenhaven Press companion to literary movements and genres.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains critical essays that analyze important literary works of the Victorian era.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Essays
History
Nonfiction
Named Person: Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron; Robert Browning; Matthew Arnold; Charlotte Brontë; Emily Brontë; Charles Dickens; George Eliot; Matthew Arnold; Robert Browning; Charles Dickens; George Eliot; Alfred Tennyson Tennyson, Baron
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clarice Swisher; Walter E Houghton; Roland A Duerksen; Edith C Batho; Bonamy Dobrée; Geoffrey Tillotson; John Robert Reed; Richard D Altick; John D Cooke; Lionel Stevenson; Kristian Smidt; G Robert Stange; E D H Johnson; T S Eliot; Shiv Kumar Kumar; Richard Church; Frederick R Karl; Vereen M Bell; Erica Jong; John Holloway
ISBN: 0737702095 9780737702095 0737702087 9780737702088
OCLC Number: 41834424
Description: 208 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Victorian literature : an overview --
Era of reform. Victorian writers provided public guidance / Walter E. Houghton --
Victorian writers rejected radical social reforms / Roland A. Duerksen --
Victorian essayists criticized the Industrial Age / Edith C. Batho & Bonamy Dobree --
Character of Victorian writing. Antiliterary tone of Victorian prose / Geoffrey Tillotson --
Victorian novels have a moral design / John R. Reed --
Victorian writers catered to an increasing readership / Richard D. Altick --
Victorian nonfiction possesses literary qualities / John D. Cooke & Lionel Stevenson --
Poets. Victorian poetry reflects the intellectual uncertainty of the age / Kristian Smidt --
Victorian poets were devalued / Walter E. Houghton & G. Robert Stange --
Victorian poets accommodated popular taste / E.D.H. Johnson --
Tennyson's metrical mastery / T.S. Eliot --
Moment of illumination in Browning's dramatic monologues / Shiv K. Kumar --
Search for self-knowledge in Arnold's poetry / Allan Brick --
Novelists. Five major Victorian novelists / Richard Church --
Victorian hero / Frederick R. Karl --
Epic heritage of Wuthering Heights / Vereen Bell --
Female independence in Jane Eyre / Erica Jong --
Dickens : the epitome of the Victorian Age / S. Diana Neill --
George Eliot : the imaginative philosopher / John Holloway --
Epilogue: Victorian literature reconsidered. Modern attitudes toward Victorian fiction / Lionel Stevenson.
Series Title: Greenhaven Press companion to literary movements and genres.
Responsibility: Clarice Swisher, book editor.

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Contains critical essays that analyze important literary works of the Victorian era.

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