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Victorian Literature and Culture.

Moran, Maureen. (Author).
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Subject: English literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
Literature and society > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781441147936
  • ISBN: 1441147934
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (195 pages).
  • Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2006.

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Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Historical, Cultural and Intellectual Context; Introduction; Arts and Culture; Philosophy and Religion; Politics and Economics; Developments in Science and Technology; 2: Literature in the Victorian Period; Major Genres; Poetry; Fiction; Drama; Non-fictional prose; Literary Movements; The Pre-Raphaelite Movement; Aestheticism and Decadence; New Woman fiction; 3: Critical Approaches; Historical Overview; Current Issues and Debates; 4: Resources for Independent Study.
Chronology of Key Historical and Cultural EventsGlossary of Key Terms and Concepts; Further Reading and Resources; Works Cited; Index.
Summary: This guide to Victorian Literature and Culture provides students with the ideal introduction to literature and its context from 1837-1900, including: - the historical, cultural and intellectual background including politics and economics, popular culture, philosophy - major writers and genres including the Brontes, Dickens, Eliot, Hardy, Trollope, Thackeray, Conan Doyle, Ibsen, Shaw, Hopkins, Rossetti and Tennyson - concise explanations of key terms needed to understand the literature and criticism - key critical approaches - a chronology mapping historical events and literary works and furthe.
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