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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


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


Dreaming across Oceans: Emigration and Nation at Christmas

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/9780198752967.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Victorian periodical Christmas stories about emigration. It argues that this highly popular literature was essentially cohesive in nature and utilized the medium of print to ... More


Novels of Serial Settlement

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/9780198752967.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter reappraises the Victorian novel’s intersections with settler emigration by reconceptualizing it as a topical serial text embedded in a wider periodical print culture. It argues that ... More


The path out of Haworth: mobility, migration and the global in Charlotte Brontë’s Shirley and the writings of Mary Taylor

Jude Piesse

in Charlotte Brontë: Legacies and Afterlives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784992460
eISBN:
9781526128317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992460.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Following Elizabeth Gaskell’s defence of her friend’s posthumous reputation in The Life of Charlotte Brontë, Brontë has frequently been associated with ideas of static and feminised local place. ... More


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