Victorian literature and culture /

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Main Author: Moran, Maureen
Format: Book
Published:London ; New York : Continuum, c2006
Series:Introductions to British literature and culture series
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Main Author:Moran, Maureen (Maureen Frances)

This guide to Victorian Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1837-1900, including: - the historical, cultural and intellectual background including politics and economics, popular culture, philosophy - major writers and genres including the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, Trollope, Thackeray, Conan Doyle, Ibsen, Shaw, Hopkins, Rossetti and Tennyson - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - key critical approaches - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works and further reading including websites and electronic resources.

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Physical Description:184 p. ; 22 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-168) and index
ISBN:9780826488848 (pbk.)
0826488846 (pbk.)
Author Notes:

Maureen Moran is Professor of English Literature at Brunel University, London, UK.

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