Victorian Fiction
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Victorian Fiction

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ISBN-13:
9781403939852
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Seiten:
198
Autor:
J. Sutherland
Gewicht:
296 g
Format:
216x138x mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Author an eminent and well-known scholar and trade writer, as well as columnist for the Guardian , and a regular contributor to the TLS and LRB 2 First edition regarded as a classic text - it received excellent reviews and is on the reading list for many literature courses 3 Includes new Preface by John Sutherland situating the book in current research being carried out on the history of the book and print culture (both 'hot topics' currently) 4 Will help to raise profile of Literature list 5 Book history of perennial interest
List of Illustrations Preface to the 2005 Reissue Preface and Acknowledgements Thackeray's Errors Writing The Woman in White Dickens, Reade, Hard Cash , and Maniac Wives Dickens's Serialising Imitators Eliot, Lytton, and the Zelig Effect Trollope at Work on The Way We Live Now Miss Bretherton, Miss Brown, and Miss Rooth The Victorian Novelists: Who Were They? Plot Summaries Notes Index
Drawing on extensive research, John Sutherland builds up a fascinating picture of the cultural, social and commercial factors influencing the content and production of Victorian fiction, discussing major writers such as Collins, Dickens, Eliot, Thackeray and Trollope alongside writers also very popular with the reading public - Reade, Lytton and Mrs Humphry Ward - but whose fame has not endured. Richly informative on the Victorian literary and cultural scene, this new reissue of John Sutherland's important 1995 study is essential reading for all those interested in the evolution of the Victorian novel, and includes a new Preface situating the book in current research being carried out on the history of the book and print culture.