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Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Fariha Shaikh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art takes an interdisciplinary approach, combining literary criticism, art history, and cultural geography, to argue that the ... More


Introduction

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

During the nineteenth century hundreds of thousands of men, women and children left Britain in search of better lives in the colonies of Canada, Australia and New Zealand and in North America. This ... More


Emigration Paintings: Visual Texts and Mobility

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Four looks at representations of emigration in narrative paintings. The chapter explores how even in the visual realm, emigration is rendered into its textual components. It focusses in ... More


Emigration Aesthetics: Elizabeth Gaskell, Charles Dickens and Catherine Helen Spence

Fariha Shaikh

in Nineteenth-Century Settler Emigration in British Literature and Art

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474433693
eISBN:
9781474449663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433693.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Chapter Five takes up this reading and interrogates the ways in emigration literature becomes a trope in Charles Dickens’s Martin Chuzzlewit (1844) and David Copperfield (1850), Elizabeth Gaskell’s ... More


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