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British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Jude Piesse

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This book examines the literary culture of Victorian mass settler emigration as it circulated across a broad range of contemporary periodicals. It argues that the Victorian periodical was an ... 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 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


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


Settler Emigration in the Radical Press

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines settler emigration literature that circulated in the Victorian radical press. Its first section centres on Thomas Wheeler’s Chartist novel Sunshine and Shadow (1849), originally ... 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


Introduction

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

The introduction establishes the case for the Victorian periodical’s status as an intrinsically mobile form, which had an unrivalled capacity to both register British settler emigration and moderate ... More


‘Openings without Limit’: Feminist Revisions of Settler Emigration

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter argues that Victorian feminist and women’s magazines contravened the gender dynamics of mainstream settler emigration discourses by producing positive visions of female emigrant mobility ... More


Motion, Migration, and Periodical Form

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter argues that the Victorian periodical constituted an inherently mobile form, which was uniquely well equipped to register emigration. The first section explores the periodical’s ... More


Conclusion

Jude Piesse

in British Settler Emigration in Print, 1832–1877

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198752967
eISBN:
9780191814433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752967.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

The conclusion restates the book’s thesis about the Victorian periodical’s capacity to register and mediate settler emigration and reviews its wider implications. It argues that the significant ... More


Mission civilisatrice au féminin: The Colonial Feminine Mystique and the White Woman’s Burden

Marie-Paule Ha

in French Women and the Empire: The Case of Indochina

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199640362
eISBN:
9780191754265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640362.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Following the launching of the female emigration movement, a flurry of promotional literature, aiming to initiate women to colonial life, made its appearance in the metropole. To this end, these ... More


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