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The Victorians: 1830-1880

The Victorians: 1830-1880

8, Oxford English Literary Histor
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Reveals how the literary voice of the Victorian age gives expression to a culminating crisis of the Western conscience. This work demonstrates how the power of Victorian literature lies in its gift of asking questions about society and the individual, democracy and industrialism, the existence of God, and the purpose of human life.
Illustrations; Introduction; 1. Rural to Urban 1830-1850; 2. Nature; 3. Religion; 4. Mind; 5. Conditions of Literary Production; 6. The Drama; 7. Debatable Lands: Variety of Form and Genre in the Early Victorian Novel; 8. Alternative Fictions; 9. High Realism; 10. Lives and Thoughts; 11. Poetry; Conclusion; Author Bibliographies; Suggestions for Further Reading; Index
- Launching the 21st-century successor to the Oxford History of English Literature, this and its companion volume inaugurate a new era in literary history

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    Literature - Classics / Criticism; LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

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Autor: Philip Davis
ISBN-13: 9780199269204
ISBN: 0199269203
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 631
Gewicht: 803 g
Format: 217x138x36 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Philip Davis
Jon Bate (General Editor):FBA, Professor of English Literature, Warwick University, well known as a scholar of Shakespeare and the Renaissance, and of the Romantic period. The UK's leading exponent of ecocriticism. Most recent books: Shakespeare and Ovid, the Arden Titus Andronicus, The Genius of Shakespeare, a novel about William Hazlitt called The Cure for Love and The Song of the Earth. General Editor of the Oxford English Literary History, for which he is writing the volume on the Elizabethans. He is also writing a
major biography of John Clare.

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Autor: Philip Davis
ISBN-13:: 9780199269204
ISBN: 0199269203
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.03.2004
Verlag: OXFORD UNIV PR
Gewicht: 803g
Seiten: 631
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 217x138x36 mm