The Victorian Novel by Barbara Dennis
  

Synopsis

The Victorian Novel by Barbara Dennis

Critical introductions to a range of literary topics and genres. This book invites readers to reflect on the whole phenomenon of the Victorian novel and its role in dissecting and informing the society which produced it. The reasons for the growth of the novel and its spectacular success is also examined and discussed. Texts and extracts from a selection of Victorian novels and essays, including some material that readers will be unfamiliar with, help to provide a broader understanding of the range of Victorian fiction. Authors include: Thomas Carlyle, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Anthony Trollope and Max Beerbohm.

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Format

Paperback
130 pages
Interest Age: From 16

Author

Barbara Dennis
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Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication date

26th October 2000

ISBN

9780521775953


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