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Literary Cosmopolitanism in the English Fin de SiècleCitizens of Nowhere

Literary Cosmopolitanism in the English Fin de Siècle: Citizens of Nowhere

Stefano Evangelista

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780198864240
eISBN:
9780191896422
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864240.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

Derived from the ancient Greek for ‘world citizenship’, cosmopolitanism offers a radical alternative to identities and cultural practices built on the idea of the nation: cosmopolitans imagine ... More

The Pace of FictionNarrative Movement and the Novel

The Pace of Fiction: Narrative Movement and the Novel

Brian Gingrich

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780198858287
eISBN:
9780191890659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858287.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

We talk about pace, often: the pace of history, modern life, everyday movement. And, really, we have talked about pace for centuries. But we hardly know what it means or how one might analyze it. The ... More

Literature in a Time of MigrationBritish Fiction and the Movement of People, 1815–1876

Literature in a Time of Migration: British Fiction and the Movement of People, 1815–1876

Josephine McDonagh

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192895752
eISBN:
9780191916311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895752.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Literature in a Time of Migration rethinks British fiction in the light of new practices of human mobility that reshaped the nineteenth-century world. Building on the growing critical engagement with ... More

Imagining SocialismAesthetics, Anti-politics, and Literature in Britain, 1817-1918

Imagining Socialism: Aesthetics, Anti-politics, and Literature in Britain, 1817-1918

Mark A. Allison

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780192896490
eISBN:
9780191918926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896490.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

“Socialism” names a form of collective life that has never been fully realized; consequently, it is best understood as a goal to be imagined. So this study argues, and thereby locates an aesthetic ... More

The poems of Elizabeth Siddal in context

The poems of Elizabeth Siddal in context

Anne Woolley

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781526143846
eISBN:
9781526161116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526143853
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The book considers all of Elizabeth Siddal’s poems in the contemporary critical context of the ongoing retrieval and re-evaluation of nineteenth-century women’s poetry. More significantly, it close ... More

Victorian Visions of Suburban UtopiaAbandoning Babylon

Victorian Visions of Suburban Utopia: Abandoning Babylon

Nathaniel Robert Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198861447
eISBN:
9780191893438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Criticism/Theory

The rise of suburbs and disinvestment from cities have been defining features of life in many countries over the course of the twentieth century, especially English-speaking ones. The separation of ... More

Poetry in the MakingCreativity and Composition in Victorian Poetic Drafts

Poetry in the Making: Creativity and Composition in Victorian Poetic Drafts

Daniel Tyler (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198784562
eISBN:
9780191827037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784562.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Poetry in the Making investigates the compositional practices of Victorian poets, as made evident in the autograph manuscripts of their poems. Written in an accessible and stimulating style, the book ... More

Ordinary MasochismsAgency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Ordinary Masochisms: Agency and Desire in Victorian and Modernist Fiction

Jennifer Mitchell

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066677
eISBN:
9780813058863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066677.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Ordinary Masochisms argues for literary alternatives to pervasive dictatorial norms about masochism that first surface in Victorian literature, reach their pioneering pinnacle in the modernist ... More

The Victorian Baby in PrintInfancy, Infant Care, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture

The Victorian Baby in Print: Infancy, Infant Care, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture

Tamara S. Wagner

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198858010
eISBN:
9780191890567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858010.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Victorian Baby in Print: Infancy, Infant Care, and Nineteenth-Century Popular Culture explores the representation of babyhood in Victorian Britain. The first study to focus exclusively on the ... More

The Sculptural Body in Victorian LiteratureEncrypted Sexualities

The Sculptural Body in Victorian Literature: Encrypted Sexualities

Patricia Pulham

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780748693429
eISBN:
9781474495783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693429.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book contends that, in Victorian literature, transgressive desires that cannot be openly acknowledged – whether these be homosexuality, pygmalionism, necrophilia, or paedophilia – are often ... More

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