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Adams, James Eli A History of Victorian Literature
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Adams, James Eli

A History of Victorian Literature

€ 200.15

A History of Victorian Literature offers a wide ranging narrative overview of literature in Great Britain between 1830 and 1900 exploring the extraordinarily varied literary production and reception of the Victorian age, with fresh considerations of major figures and new attention to neglected and less familiar careers.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface.

Note on Citations.

Introduction: Locating Victorian Literature.

Byron is Dead.

Cultural Contexts.

The Literary Field.

An Age of Prose.

The Situation of Poetry.

Victorian Theater.

The Novel After Scott.

1. The Times are Unexampled : Literature.

in the Age of Machinery, 1830 1850.

Constructing the Man of Letters.

The Burdens of Poetry.

Theater in the 1830s.

Fiction in the Early 1830s.

Dickens and the Forms of Fiction.

Poetry after the Annuals.

Literature of Travel.

History and Heroism.

Social Crisis and the Novel.

The Domestic Ideal.

From Silver Fork to Farce.

Poetry in the Early 1840s.

The Literature of Labor.

Medievalism.

The Two Nations .

What s Money After All? .

Romance and Religion.

The Novel of Development.

Art, Politics, and Faith.

In Memoriam.

2. Crystal Palace and Bleak House: Expansion.

and Anomie, 1851 1873.

The Novel and Society.

Crimea and the Forms of Heroism.

Empire.

Spasmodics and Other Poets.

The Power of Art.

Realisms.

Two Guineveres.

Sensation.

Dreams of Self Fashioning.

Narrating Nature: Darwin.

Novels and their Audiences.

Literature for Children.

Poetry in the Early 1860s.

Criticism and Belief.

The Pleasures of the Difficult.

The Hellenic Tradition.

Domesticity, Politics, Empire, and the Novel.

After Dickens.

The Persistence of Epic.

Poisonous Honey and Fleshly Poetry.

3. The Rise of Mass Culture and the Specter.

of Decline, 1873 1901.

Science, Materialism, and Value.

Twilight of the Poetic Titans.

The Decline of the Marriage Plot.

The Aesthetic Movement Aesthetic Poetry.

Life Writing.

Morality and the Novel.

Romance.

Regionalism.

The Arrival of Kipling.

Fiction and the Forms of Belief.

Sex, Science, and Danger.

Fictions of the Artist.

Decadence.

Drama in the 1880s.

The New Woman in Fiction.

Decadent Form.

The Poetry of London.

Yeats.

The Scandal of Wilde.

Poetry After Wilde.

Fictions of Decline.

Conrad.

Epilogue.

Works Cited.

Index.
Extra informatie: 
Hardback
478 pagina's
Januari 2009
816 gram
235 x 159 x 25 mm
Wiley-Blackwell us

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