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The world in play : portraits of a Victorian concept

The world in play : portraits of a Victorian concept

Author: Matthew Kaiser
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The World in Play tells the story of how certain Victorian literary misfits-working-class melodramatists of the 1830s, the reclusive Emily Bronte, free-spirits Robert Louis Stevenson and John Muir,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Kaiser
ISBN: 9780804776080 0804776083
OCLC Number: 781329419
Description: x, 203 s
Responsibility: Matthew Kaiser


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"Sophisticated, theoretically astute, and unfailingly interesting, The World in Play makes a compelling case for the centrality of play to Victorian conceptions of modernity." -- Stephen Arata * Read more...

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