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Forms of EmpireThe Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty

Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty

Nathan K. Hensley

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198792451
eISBN:
9780191834448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198792451.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Forms of Empire shows how the modern state’s anguished relationship to violence pushed literary writers to expand the capacities of literary form. The Victorian era is often imagined as an “age of ... More

Prudes on the ProwlFiction and Obscenity in England, 1850 to the Present Day

Prudes on the Prowl: Fiction and Obscenity in England, 1850 to the Present Day

David Bradshaw and Rachel Potter (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199697564
eISBN:
9780191764745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697564.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This innovative book comprises nine essays from leading scholars which investigate the relationship between fiction, censorship, and the legal construction of obscenity in Britain between 1850 and ... More

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