Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 233 items for:

  • 19th-century and Victorian Literature x
Clear All

View:

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

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

Picture WorldImage, Aesthetics, and Victorian New Media

Picture World: Image, Aesthetics, and Victorian New Media

Rachel Teukolsky

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198859734
eISBN:
9780191892080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859734.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Many visual media that we take for granted today were in fact invented in the nineteenth century. New technologies led to the creation of new media such as the illustrated newspaper, the cheap ... More

The Function of Cynicism at the Present Time

The Function of Cynicism at the Present Time

Helen Small

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198861935
eISBN:
9780191894756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861935.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Cynicism is usually seen as a provocative mode of dissent from conventional moral thought, casting doubt on the motives that guide right conduct. When critics today complain that it is ubiquitous but ... More

Charles Dickens and the Properties of FictionThe Lodger World

Charles Dickens and the Properties of Fiction: The Lodger World

Ushashi Dasgupta

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198859116
eISBN:
9780191891670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198859116.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book explores the significance of rental culture in Charles Dickens’s fiction and journalism. It reveals tenancy, or the leasing of real estate in exchange for money, to be a governing force in ... More

Dialectics of ImprovementScottish Romanticism, 1786-1831

Dialectics of Improvement: Scottish Romanticism, 1786-1831

Gerard Lee McKeever

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474441674
eISBN:
9781474481144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474441674.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book develops new insight into the idea of progress as improvement as the basis for an approach to literary Romanticism in the Scottish context. With chapter case studies covering poetry, short ... More

The Science of Starving in Victorian Literature, Medicine, and Political Economy

The Science of Starving in Victorian Literature, Medicine, and Political Economy

Andrew Mangham

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198850038
eISBN:
9780191884511
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198850038.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What actually happens to our bodies when we starve? How does the sensation of hunger come about, and how exactly does going without food lead to death? Do we die from hunger, or do we die from the ... More

John Keats' Medical NotebookText, Context, and Poems

John Keats' Medical Notebook: Text, Context, and Poems

Hrileena Ghosh

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620610
eISBN:
9781789629798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620610.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The poet John Keats trained as a surgeon at Guy’s Hospital, London while simultaneously making his way as a poet. This book focuses attention on an important but hitherto neglected manuscript: the ... More

Victorian Poetry and the Culture of Evaluation

Victorian Poetry and the Culture of Evaluation

Clara Dawson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198856108
eISBN:
9780191889592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856108.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, Poetry

Victorian Poetry and the Culture of Evaluation argues that the dialectic and dynamic relationship between the periodical review and poetry creates a culture of evaluation which shapes Victorian ... More

The Platonism of Walter PaterEmbodied Equity

The Platonism of Walter Pater: Embodied Equity

Adam Lee

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198848530
eISBN:
9780191882944
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848530.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book examines Walter Pater’s deep engagement with Platonism throughout his career, as a teacher of Plato in Oxford’s Literae Humaniores, from his earliest known essay, ‘Diaphaneitè’ (1864), to ... More

Contested LiberalismsMartineau, Dickens and the Victorian Press

Contested Liberalisms: Martineau, Dickens and the Victorian Press

Iain Crawford

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474453134
eISBN:
9781474481182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474453134.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Contested Liberalisms corrects a long-standing critical narrative of the relationship between Harriet Martineau and Charles Dickens. That narrative has occluded the importance of Martineau’s ... More

Novel RelationsVictorian Fiction and British Psychoanalysis

Novel Relations: Victorian Fiction and British Psychoanalysis

Alicia Mireles Christoff

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691193106
eISBN:
9780691194202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193106.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This book engages twentieth-century post-Freudian British psychoanalysis in an unprecedented way: as literary theory. Placing the writing of figures like D. W. Winnicott, W. R. Bion, Michael and Enid ... More

Good FormThe Ethical Experience of the Victorian Novel

Good Form: The Ethical Experience of the Victorian Novel

Jesse Rosenthal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196640
eISBN:
9781400883738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196640.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

What do we mean when we say that a novel's conclusion “feels right”? How did feeling, form, and the sense of right and wrong get mixed up, during the nineteenth century, in the experience of reading ... More

Walter BesantThe Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Walter Besant: The Business of Literature and the Pleasures of Reform

Kevin A. Morrison (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620351
eISBN:
9781789623901
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620351.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In the 1880s and 1890s, Walter Besant was one of Britain’s most lionized living novelists. Like many popular writers of the period, Besant suffered from years of critical neglect. Yet his centrality ... More

Worlds EnoughThe Invention of Realism in the Victorian Novel

Worlds Enough: The Invention of Realism in the Victorian Novel

Elaine Freedgood

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691193304
eISBN:
9780691194301
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193304.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Now praised for its realism and formal coherence, the Victorian novel was not always great, or even good, in the eyes of its critics. As this book reveals, it was only in the late 1970s that literary ... More

View: