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Companion to the Victorian Novel

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ISBN-10: 1405132914

ISBN-13: 9781405132916

Edition: 2005

Authors: Patrick Brantlinger, William Thesing

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The Companion to the Victorian Novel provides contextual and critical information about the entire range of British fiction published between 1837 and 1901. Provides contextual and critical information about the entire range of British fiction published during the Victorian period. Explains issues such as Victorian religions, class structure, and Darwinism to those who are unfamiliar with them. Comprises original, accessible chapters written by renowned and emerging scholars in the field of Victorian studies. Ideal for students and researchers seeking up-to-the-minute coverage of contexts and trends, or as a starting point for a survey course.
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Book details

List price: $64.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 528
Size: 6.82" wide x 9.80" long x 1.42" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

Introduction Reed Ueda (Tufts University) Introduction. Notes on Contributors
Historical Contexts and Cultural Issues:
The Publishing World
Education, Literacy, and the Victorian Reader
Money, The Economy, and Social Classes
Victorian Psychology
Empire, Race, and the Victorian Novel
The Victorian Novel and Religion
Scientific Ascendancy
Technology and Information: Accelerating Developments
Laws, The Legal World, and Politics
Geneer, Politics, and Women's Rights
The Other Arts: Victorian Visual Culture
Imagined Audiences: The Novelist and the Stage
Forms of the Victorian Novel:
Newgate Novel to Detective Fiction
The Historical Novel
The Sensation Novel
The Bildungsroman
The Gothic Romance in the Victorian Period
The Provencial or Regional Novel
Industrial and 'Condition-of-England's Novels
Children's Fiction
Victorian Science Fiction
Victorian and Modern Theories of the Novel and the Reception of Novels and Novelists Then and Now:
The Receptions of Charlotte Bronte
Victorian Theories of the Novel
Modern and Postmodern Theories of Prose Fiction
The Afterlife of the Victorian Novel: Novels about Novels
The Victorian Novel in Film and Television