By Herbert F. Tucker
The Victorian interval used to be a time of fast cultural switch, which ended in a major and sundry literary output. A New spouse to Victorian Literature and Culture bargains skilled information to the literature of nineteenth-century Britain and its social and old context. This revised and increased variation includes contributions from over 30 major students who, drawing close the Victorian epoch from various positions and traditions, delve into the unruly complexities of the Victorian imagination.
Divided into 5 components, this new spouse surveys seven a long time of heritage prior to reading the keys levels in a Victorian existence, the prime professions and walks of existence, the most important Victorian literary genres, and how Victorians outlined their folks, their houses, and their nationwide identities. vital subject matters similar to sexuality, denominational religion, social type, and international empire tell each one chapter’s procedure. every one bankruptcy presents a entire bibliography of proven and rising scholarship.
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