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Shea, Victor

Victorian Literature: An Anthology

Shea, Victor - Victorian Literature: An Anthology, ebook

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Victorian Literature is a comprehensive and fully annotated anthology with a flexible design that allows teachers and students to pursue traditional or innovative lines of inquiry, from the canon to its extensions to its contexts.

  •  Represents the period’s major writers of prose, poetry, drama, and more, including Tennyson, Arnold, the Brownings, Carlyle, Ruskin, the Rossettis, Wilde, Eliot, and the Brontës
  • Promotes an ideologically and culturally varied view of Victorian society with the inclusion of women, working-class, colonial, and gay and lesbian writers
  • Incorporates recent scholarship with 5 contextual sections and innovative sub-sections on topics like environmentalism and animal rights; mass literacy and mass media; sex and sexuality; Victorian childhood; melodrama and comedy; the Irish question; ruling India and the Indian Mutiny; innovations in print culture; and the science of race
  • Emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of the field with a focus on social, cultural, artistic, and historical factors
  • Includes a fully annotated companion website for teachers and students offering expanded context sections, additional readings from key writers, appendices, and an extensive bibliography

Keywords: 19th Century English Literature, studying literature, 19th century english literature, British literature, Dickens, Wordsworth, Kipling, the woman question, George Eliot, Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Henry James, Pre-Raphaelites, Rossetti, Darwin, John Stuart Mill, Tennyson

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Blackwell Anthologies
Page amount
1008 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118329023
Printed ISBN
9781405188746

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