Category: Literary Victorian Criticism

Download e-book for kindle: Neo-Victorianism: The Victorians in the Twenty-First by Dr Ann Heilmann,Mark Llewellyn

By Dr Ann Heilmann,Mark Llewellyn

This field-defining booklet deals an interpretation of the hot figurations of neo-Victorianism released over the past ten years. Using more than a few severe and cultural viewpoints, it highlights the complicated nature of this 'new' style and its courting to re-interpretative serious views at the 19th century.

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Download PDF by K. Krueger: British Women Writers and the Short Story, 1850-1930:

By K. Krueger

This ebook addresses a severely ignored style utilized by girls writers from Gaskell to Woolf to complicate Victorian and modernist notions of gender and social area. Their leading edge brief tales ask Britons to think again the place ladies might dwell, how they can be pointed out, and whether or not they should be contained.

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Download e-book for kindle: Rhythm and Will in Victorian Poetry (Cambridge Studies in by Matthew Campbell

By Matthew Campbell

In Rhythm and should in Victorian Poetry, first released in 1999, Matthew Campbell explores the paintings of 4 Victorian poets - Tennyson, Browning, Hopkins and Hardy - as they convey a constant and cutting edge difficulty with questions of human enterprise and should. The Victorians observed the virtues attendant upon a robust will as relevant to themselves and to their tradition, and Victorian poetry strove to discover a cultured shape to symbolize this feeling of the human will. via shut examine of the metre, rhyme and rhythm of a variety of poems - together with monologue, lyric and elegy - Campbell unearths how heavily technical questions of poetics are similar, within the paintings of those poets, to problems with psychology, ethics and social switch. He is going directly to speak about extra normal questions of poetics, and the results of the fulfillment of the Victorian poets in a much wider context, from Milton via Romanticism and into modern severe debate.

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R. Pearson's Victorian Writers and the Stage: The Plays of Dickens, PDF

By R. Pearson

This ebook examines the dramatic paintings of Dickens, Browning, Collins, and Tennyson, their interplay with the theatrical international, and their makes an attempt to improve their reputations as playwrights. those significant Victorian writers every one authored numerous expert performs, yet why has their success been overlooked?

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Download e-book for iPad: British Colonial Realism in Africa: Inalienable Objects, by Deborah Shapple Spillman

By Deborah Shapple Spillman

What position do gadgets play in realist narratives as they stream among societies and their varied structures of price as commodities, as charms, as presents, as trophies, or as curses? This e-book explores how the fight to symbolize items in British colonial realism corresponded with old struggles over the cloth international and its significance.

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K. Sands-O'Connor,M. Frank's Internationalism in Children's Series (Critical Approaches PDF

By K. Sands-O'Connor,M. Frank

Internationalism in kid's sequence brings jointly foreign kid's literature students who interpret 'internationalism' via a variety of cultural, historic and theoretical lenses. From imperialism to transnationalism, from Tom quick to Harry Potter, this publication addresses the original skill of sequence to introduce teenagers to the world.

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Download PDF by Dave Thompson: Black and White and Blue: Adult Cinema From the Victorian

By Dave Thompson

The motion pictures that society has termed pornographic video clips were with us for over a century now, because the first flickering kinetoscopes stumbled into lifestyles in 1889. but past a handful of scholarly tracts, and some glancing references in sure Hollywood histories, there's no sleek historical past of the topic on hand. Black and White and Blue fills that void. Taking as its cut-off element the overdue Nineteen Seventies, whilst the appearance of the house VCR irrevocably replaced the face of the grownup movie undefined, Black and White and Blue celebrates an international of anonymously masked ladies and interestingly black-sock-clad males, whose motion picture immortality used to be attained within the time it took to exhaust a roll of movie. there have been no man made breasts while the 1st stags have been made, no tattooed and pierced participants, and no idea of trick images. We revisit a time while dingy again highway cinemas aired their wares underneath a “members in basic terms” signal, and a weather during which the police waited as patiently to bust the members as audiences queued to observe them, whereas “polite society” regarded on in (often hypocritical) disgust, not able to think that dirt like this even existed. With specific interviews, descriptions of over three hundred movies, and a conversational sort, this ebook will signify a whole and in-depth survey of the grownup movie, from shaky, flickering black-and-white silents to the 1st flowering of the lavish modern day production.

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John Charles Olmsted's A Victorian Art of Fiction: Essays on the Novel in British PDF

By John Charles Olmsted

First released in 1979, this selection of thirty-three essays at the novel drawn from 13 periodicals demonstrates the first issues of these discussing the character and function of prose fiction within the interval from 1851 to 1869. The essays mirror what used to be proposal and acknowledged in regards to the artwork of fiction and demonstrate what newshounds of those periodicals idea have been the main pressing severe issues dealing with the operating reviewer. This quantity comprises paintings through significant mid-century reviewers akin to David Masson, George Henry Lewes, Walter Bagehot, William Caldwell Roscoe, Richard Holt Hutton and Leslie Stephen.


Including an creation which assesses the problems raised via the easiest periodicals on the time, this anthology is designed to supply scholars of Victorian fiction and significant thought with a suite of essays at the paintings of fiction in a handy and sturdy shape.

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