Ouida and Victorian Popular Culture

Ouida and Victorian Popular Culture


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409405894
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/28/2013
Series: Nineteenth Century
Edition description: 1
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Jane Jordan is Senior Lecturer in English at Kingston University, UK, and Andrew King is Professor of English Literature and Literary Studies at the University of Greenwich, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Andrew King; Part I Rereading Ouida: Ouida 1839-1908: quantities, aesthetics, politics, Andrew King; Ouida and the canon: recovery, reconsideration, and revisioning the popular, Pamela K. Gilbert; 'Between men': romantic friendship in Ouida's early novels, Jane Jordan. Part II Rewriting Ouida: ‘A hack as harmful as he is brainless and one, moreover, who stabs where he steals'. Ouida, the Victorian adaptor and moths, Hayley Jayne Bradley; Ouida, Vernon Lee and the aesthetic novel, Sondeep Kandola; Defending female genius: the unlikely cultural alignment of Marie Corelli and Ouida, Nickianne Moody. Part III Ouida and Politics: Ouida and the Russians: aristocratic Francophilia to Tolstoyism, Diana Maltz; Opinionated Ouida, Lyn Pyckett; Politicizing the aesthetic: Ouida's transnational critique of modernity, Richard Ambrosini; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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