The Worlds of Victorian Fiction

The Worlds of Victorian Fiction


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ISBN-13: 9780674962071
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 12/28/1975
Series: Harvard English Studies
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.15(h) x 1.11(d)

Table of Contents

I. Views of the Dickens World

The Uncles of Dickens
Harry Levin

The Courtship of the Void: The World of Hard Times
Melvyn Haberman

The Innocent I: Dickens'
Influence on Victorian Autobiography
Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi

II. George Eliot and the World of Middlemarch

George Eliot and the Modern Temper
Henry Auster

The Limits of Dialogue in
Robert Kiely

Optic and Semiotic in
J. Hillis Miller

III. Private Worlds

Thackeray's Self-Consciousness
Winslow Rogers

The Two Worlds of Charlotte Yonge
David Brownell

Trollope, Byron, and the Conventionalities
Donald D. Stone

Comedy, Tragedy, And The Spirit of Critical Intelligence in Richard Feverel
Richard C. Stevenson

A World of Literature: Gissing's New Grub Street
Jerome H. Buckley

IV. Other Worlds

Broad Canvas, Narrow Perspective: The Problem of the English Historical Novel in the Nineteenth Century
John Maynard

King Arthur in Victorian Fiction
David Staines

Some Erring Children in Children's Literature: The World of Victorian Religious Strife in Miniature
Robert Lee Wolff

Performing Heroinism: The Myth of Corinne
Ellen Moers

The Counterworld of Victorian Fiction and The Woman in White
U. C. Knoepflmacher

City Matters: City Minds
Philip Fisher

Victorian "Extraterrestrials"
Mark R. Hillegas

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