A companion to Victorian literature & culture /

"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." "Its topical spectrum, precision of focus, and accessible style keep the book available for ready c...

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Other Authors: Tucker, Herbert F.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1999.
Series:Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 2.
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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. Latané, 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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