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Misfit Forms: Paths Not Taken by the British Novel

Lorri G. Nandrea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263431
eISBN:
9780823266623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263431.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Misfit Forms re-interprets a series of choices that shaped the development of the British novel. Histories of the novel often situate the early nineteenth century as a culminating moment in the ... More


Writing the Stage Coach Nation: Locality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Ruth Livesey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198769439
eISBN:
9780191822438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769439.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Many of the best-loved Victorian novels take place not in the railway era in which they were published, but in the very recent past of a world moving by stage and mail coach. Most of the works of ... More


Introduction: Writing the Stage Coach Nation

Ruth Livesey

in Writing the Stage Coach Nation: Locality on the Move in Nineteenth-Century British Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198769439
eISBN:
9780191822438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769439.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Introduction explores the presence of the ‘just’ past in works by Scott, Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Eliot, and Hardy. Many of their novels are set retrospectively in an earlier stage coach world, ... More


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