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The Victorians and old age

Author: Karen Chase
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book studies the social and literary conditions which helped construct the experience of old age in the Victorian period. Taking exemplary texts and situating them within relevant cultural  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Chase
ISBN: 0199564361 9780199564361
OCLC Number: 819323149
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Faces and Spaces: Locating Age in the Dickens World ; 2. Almshouse to Empire; What is 'Enough' for Old Age ; 3. Creases and Crevices, Heights and Depths: Narrative Extremities and Age ; 4. Victoria to Victorian: The Queen and Her Age ; 5. Artistic Investigations and the Elderly Subject ; 6. The Politics of Personality of Age at the Fin de Siecle ; 7. Gravestones, Obituaries, Epitaphs ; Coda
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