Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items for:

  • 19th-century and Victorian Literature x
  • Film, Media, and Cultural Studies x
Clear All

View:

By Accident or DesignWriting the Victorian Metropolis

By Accident or Design: Writing the Victorian Metropolis

Paul Fyfe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198732334
eISBN:
9780191796678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732334.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

‘On the banks of the Thames it is a tremendous chapter of accidents.’ As Henry James surveys London in 1888, he sums up what had fascinated urban observers for a century: the random and even ... More

Dickens and Mass Culture

Dickens and Mass Culture

Juliet John

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199257928
eISBN:
9780191594854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257928.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

That the idea of Dickens and the adjective ‘Dickensian’ continue to have a cultural resonance which extends beyond the book‐buying public almost two centuries after Dickens's birth is testimony to ... More

Dickensian LaughterEssays on Dickens and Humour

Dickensian Laughter: Essays on Dickens and Humour

Malcolm Andrews

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199651597
eISBN:
9780191757075
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651597.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

How does Dickens make us laugh? This is the principal focus in this book. How can words on a page fire off into the reader's consciousness and jolt him or her into a smile, a giggle, or a hearty ... More

View: