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A Concise Companion to the Victorian Novel by Francis O'Gorman

By Francis O'Gorman

This quantity provides clean methods to vintage Victorian fiction from 1830 to 1900. inclusive of a sequence of unique essays written by means of sought after experts within the box, it opens up the cultural international during which the Victorian novel used to be written and browse. The 12 participants supply new views on how Victorian fiction pertains to more than a few very important modern contexts, together with category, sexuality, empire, psychology, legislation, visible tradition, biology and the stipulations of authorship. Their contributions go conventional disciplinary obstacles, allowing readers to appreciate the Victorian novel’s advanced engagements with diversified points of nineteenth-century society.

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