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By Deirdre David

within the Cambridge spouse to the Victorian Novel, first released in 2000, a sequence of specially-commissioned essays research the paintings of Charles Dickens, the Brontës, George Eliot and different canonical writers, in addition to that of such writers as Olive Schreiner, Wilkie Collins and H. Rider Haggard, whose paintings has lately attracted new cognizance from students and scholars. the gathering combines the literary research of the unconventional as a kind with research of the fabric features of its readership and creation, and a chain of thematic and contextual views that study Victorian fiction within the gentle of social and cultural issues proper either to the interval itself and to the course of present literary and cultural stories. members interact with subject matters reminiscent of business tradition, faith and technological know-how and the wider problems with the politics of gender, sexuality and race. The better half incorporates a chronology and a entire advisor to additional reading.

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