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Patrick Brantlinger, William Thesing's A Companion to the Victorian Novel (Blackwell Companions to PDF

By Patrick Brantlinger, William Thesing

ISBN-10: 063122064X

ISBN-13: 9780631220640

ISBN-10: 1405132914

ISBN-13: 9781405132916

The better half to the Victorian Novel offers contextual and significant information regarding the total variety of British fiction released among 1837 and 1901.

  • Provides contextual and demanding information regarding the total diversity of British fiction released in the course of the Victorian period.
  • Explains concerns akin to Victorian religions, type constitution, and Darwinism to those that are unusual with them.
  • Comprises unique, obtainable chapters written by way of well known and rising students within the box of Victorian studies.
  • Ideal for college kids and researchers looking up to date insurance of contexts and developments, or as a kick off point for a survey course.

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References Altick, Richard (1962), “The Sociology of Authorship: The Social Origins, Education, and Occupations of 1,100 British Writers, 1800–1935,” Bulletin of the New York Public Library, 66, 389–404. , A Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture (Oxford: Blackwell), 289–304. Barnes, James J. (1964), Free Trade in Books: A Study of the London Book Trade since 1800 (Oxford: Clarendon). , Essays in the History of Publishing in Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the House of Longman, 1724–1974 (London: Longman), 1–28.

Edinburgh: Blackwoods). Sutherland, J. A. (1976), Victorian Novelists and Publishers (Chicago: University of Chicago Press). Symonds, Emily Morse [“George Paston”] (1999), A Writer of Books (Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers). (First publ. ) (First publ. ) Trollope, Anthony (1980), An Autobiography (Oxford: Oxford University Press). (First publ. ) Waugh, Arthur (1930), A Hundred Years of Publishing, Being the Story of Chapman & Hall, Ltd (London: Chapman & Hall). Further Reading Dooley, Allan C.

The prominence of Sam Weller in Pickwick Papers, for example, can be attributed to the increase in sales that followed his introduction in Part 4, while the rehabilitation of Miss Mowcher at the end of David Copperfield (1849–50) resulted from readers’ negative comments about the way Dickens had portrayed her in early installments. For readers, serialization made the reading of particular novels a collective experience of national and even international proportions – ensuring that a fictional event like the death of Little Nell was experienced nearly simultaneously by thousands of widely dispersed readers.

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