Victorian Fiction: Writers, Publishers, Readers / Edition 2

Victorian Fiction: Writers, Publishers, Readers / Edition 2

by J. Sutherland
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Palgrave Macmillan UK

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Victorian Fiction: Writers, Publishers, Readers / Edition 2

Drawing on extensive research, John Sutherland builds up a fascinating picture of the cultural, social and commercial factors influencing the content and production of Victorian fiction, discussing major writers such as Collins, Dickens, Eliot, Thackeray and Trollope alongside writers also very popular with the reading public - Reade, Lytton and Mrs Humphry Ward - but whose fame has not endured. Richly informative on the Victorian literary and cultural scene, this new reissue of John Sutherland's important 1995 study is essential reading for all those interested in the evolution of the Victorian novel, and includes a new Preface situating the book in current research being carried out on the history of the book and print culture.

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ISBN-13: 9781403939852
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 12/16/2005
Edition description: 2nd ed. 2006
Pages: 198
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Preface to the 2005 Reissue Preface and Acknowledgements Thackeray's Errors Writing The Woman in White Dickens, Reade, Hard Cash , and Maniac Wives Dickens's Serialising Imitators Eliot, Lytton, and the Zelig Effect Trollope at Work on The Way We Live Now Miss Bretherton, Miss Brown, and Miss Rooth The Victorian Novelists: Who Were They? Plot Summaries Notes Index

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