A Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture / Edition 1

A Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture / Edition 1

by Herbert F. Tucker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631218769

ISBN-13: 9780631218760

Pub. Date: 11/08/1999

Publisher: Wiley

Thirty leading Victorianists from around the world collaborate here in a multidimensional analysis of the breadth and sweep of modern Britain's longest, unruliest literary epoch.

Overview

Thirty leading Victorianists from around the world collaborate here in a multidimensional analysis of the breadth and sweep of modern Britain's longest, unruliest literary epoch.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631218760
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/08/1999
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture Series, #93
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.52(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: History In Focus:.

1. 1832: Finding the Beginning: Lawrence Poston.

2. 1848: Revolution and Reform: Antony H. Harrison.

3. 1870: Linda K. Hughes.

4. 1897: Stephen Arata.

Part II: Passages Of Life:.

5. Growing Up: Childhood: Claudia Nelson.

6. Moving Out: Adolescence: Chris R. Vanden Bossche.

7. Growing Old: Age: Teresa Mangum.

8. Passing On: Death: Gerhard Joseph and Herbert F. Tucker.

9. Victorian Sexualities: James Eli Adams.

Part III: Walks Of Life:.

10. Clerical: Christine L. Krueger.

11. Legal: Simon Petch.

12. Medical: Lawrence Rothfield.

13. Military: John R. Reed.

14. Educational: Thomas William Heyck.

15. Administrative: Robert Newsom.

16. Financial: Christina Crosby.

17. Industrial: Herbert Sussman.

18. Commercial: Jennifer Wicke.

19. Spectacle: Joss Marsh.

20. Publishing: Richard D. Altick.

Part IV: Kinds Of Writing: .

21. Poetry: E. Warwick Slinn.

22. Fiction: Hilary Schor.

23. Drama: Alan Fischler.

24. Life Writing: Timothy Peltason.

25. Sage Writing: Linda H. Petersen.

26. Literary Criticism: David E. Latane, Jr.

Part V: Borders: Skins / Walls / Shores:.

27. Under Victorian Skins: Helena Michie.

28. On the Parapets of Privacy: Karen Chase and Michael Levenson.

29.'Then on the Shore of the Wide World': The Victorian Nation and Its Others: James Buzard.

Index .

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