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Victorian prose

an anthology

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • English prose literature -- 19th century.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-469).

      Statementedited by Rosemary J. Mundhenk and LuAnn McCracken Fletcher.
      ContributionsMundhenk, Rosemary J., Fletcher, LuAnn McCracken, 1961-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR1304 .V55 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxviii, 469 p. ;
      Number of Pages469
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL383654M
      ISBN 10023111026X, 0231110278
      LC Control Number98046151


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With its fifty-six substantial selections, Victorian Prose reaches beyond the work of Carlyle, Newman, Mill, Arnold, and Ruskin to uncover an array of lesser-known voices of the era.

Women writers are given full attention—writings by Mary Prince, Dinah M. Craik, Florence Nightingale, Frances P. Cobbe, and Lucie Duff Gordon are among the entries. With its fifty-six substantial selections, Victorian Prose reaches beyond the work of Carlyle, Newman, Mill, Arnold, and Ruskin to uncover an array of lesser-known voices of the era.

Women writers are given /5(2). Victorian Prose: An Anthology 0th Edition, Kindle Edition. eBook features: Read with the free Kindle apps (available on iOS, Android, PC & Mac) and on Fire Tablet devices.

This title is not supported on Kindle E-readers or Kindle for Windows 8 app/5(2). Like the other forms of the literature, namely poetry and novel, the Victorian prose was also informed by the spirit of Realism. While the prose of Romantic Movement was highly imaginative, written for the sole purpose of describing personal experiences, nor for exploring the realms of imaginations, but for intellectual debate on contemporary problems of religion, philosophy, politics and arts.

This engaging, informative collection of Victorian nonfiction prose juxtaposes classic texts and canonical writers with more obscure writings and authors in order to illuminate important debates in nineteenth-century Britain—inviting modern readers to see the age anew.

The collection represents the voices of a broad scope of women and men on a range of nineteenth-century cultural issues and. Synopsis This engaging, informative collection of Victorian nonfiction prose juxtaposes classic texts and canonical writers with more obscure writings and authors in order to illuminate important debates in nineteenth-century Britain -- inviting modern readers to see the age anew.

Ans. The Victorian age is a great era of prose-writing Alexander Smith, Sir Arthur Helps, A.K.H. Boyd is some of the prominent essayists of the period, However, it is R.L. Stevenson alone who has the. Victorian Prose: An Anthology By Rosemary J. Mundhenk; Luann Mccracken Fletcher Columbia University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Andrew Norman Wilson wrote a book Eminent Victorians and so did Lytton Strachey, but in the early s, thereby confirming Strachey as an Eminent Victorian himself. However Wilson's prose makes for an eminently more readable work, and in this panoramic study of the Victorian period he describes practically every single Victorian and historical event of the period worthy of by: 5.

You get a lot of grotty detail about Victorian life in this book. It was privately published in the s, but it wasn’t published as a text until late in the twentieth century. It was privately known, but because it was so explicitly pornographic, it circulated in a very small coterie.

Prefaces to three eighteenth-century novels (): Mateo Aleman, dedication and preface of The life of Guzman d'Alfarache (tr., ) Francis Coventry, chapter 1 of book I and chapter 1 of book II of The history of Pompey the Little (); dedication of third edition () Royal Tyler, dedication and preface of The Algerine captive () (Los Angeles, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.

" Victorian Prose by Roe, Frederick William A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

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20th Century Survey (8) Early 20th Century (21) Late 20th Century (2) 20th Century Prose (7) 20th. ANTIQUE VICTORIAN PROSE POETRY BOOK EDWIN A HOLBROOK WATERTOWN NY. Kenyon & Holbrook Watertown NY pages + hard bound cover.

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Lacing cultural criticism, Victorian literature, and storytelling together, "TOO MUCH spills over: with intellect, with sparkling prose, and with the brainy arguments of Vorona Cote, who posits that women are all, in some way or another, still susceptible to being called too much."/5(19).

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Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria. It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era. While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had been the conquerors, novels were the emperors of the Victorian period.

Charles Dickens dominated the first part of Victoria's reign and most rightly can be called "The King of Victorian. The Victorians by Jacob Rees-Mogg review – ponderings in plodding prose. ‘Lifeless language’: Jacob Rees-Mogg at Mrs Thatcher’s funeral, St.

Prose-Writers of the Early Victorian Period The early Victorian prose is in keeping with the energetic temperament of the time. An expansive energy seems to be characteristic of the whole period, displaying itself as freely in literature as in the development of science, geographical exploration and the rapidity of economic change.

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If you only ever read one book on the Victorians, this is the one to read. Wilson doesn't invent anything new; the categories are familiar. We start with the bad old England that Victoria inherited, work our way through the Chartists, Peel and the Corn Laws, the terrible 40s, the Italian influence, doubt, Mesmerism, Albert, the Great Exhibition, the Reform Bills, the Crimean War, Afghanistan /5.

Early Victorian nonfiction prose Carlyle may be said to have initiated Victorian literature with Sartor Resartus. He continued thereafter to have a powerful effect on its development.

The French Revolution (), the book that made him famous, spoke very directly to this consciously postrevolutionary age. Examined and Corrected (Victorian Correction Book 6) by Emily Tilton (2 times) My Secret Life, Part One by Walter (2 times) My Secret Life Part Two by Walter (2 times) Lascivious Scenes in the Convent by Anonymous (2 times) English prose literature (2) Love (2) Feature (1).

Andrew Norman Wilson wrote a book Eminent Victorians and so did Lytton Strachey, but in the early s, thereby confirming Strachey as an Eminent Victorian himself. However Wilson’s prose makes for Read full review/5(4). English Literature Victorian Era Enter Search Words Search.

English Literature: Victorian Era. Home; Genre of fictional prose narrative set in the past. English novelist. Her most popular book, Cranford () Hardy, Thomas ( - ) –, English novelist and poet, b.

near Dorchester, one of the great English writers of Author: Winnie Shyam. James, ‘ Lost Hearts ‘ (). One of just two stories M. James published in the Victorian era (many of his stories were written in the s and s), this is an unsettling story about an orphan boy who goes to stay at the house of his distant relation, Mr Abney.

Soon after his arrival, the young boy learns that two children who. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roe, Frederick William, Victorian prose. New York, Ronald Press Co. [] (OCoLC) Document Type. The Victorian prose style and historical references aside, MIDDLEMARCH, at its core, seemed to me a perfectly modern novel.

The predominant themes of marriage, gossip and rumor, debt and finances, chance and self determination, prejudice, pride, and conformity run /5(58).

Abstract. The Victorian era has been described as an age of transition and change in which the traditional system of belief was not only questioned but also the same time, it is often considered to be emblematic of conservatism, prudery and a stability which borders on stagnation.

The Victorians are seen as people with an almost pathological dread of everything connected to the Author: Sarah Heinz. The engraved boxwood block was the most significant piece of technology which dominated early Victorian book illustration.

The illustrations used to accompany prestigious fiction by such authors as Dickens and Hardy were of the highest quality, made from wood engravings painstakingly crafted by engravers from the artist's original design. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Foster, Finley Melville Kendall, Victorian prose.

New York, Prentice-Hall, Inc., (OCoLC)   Written by Sophie Ratcliffe. Sophie Ratcliffe is a Lecturer in English at the University of Oxford, where she specialises in 19th-century literature.

She has published work on ideas of sympathy and emotion in Victorian writing, and is currently working on the ways in which conscience and attention are figured in 19th-century texts.

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This was the time when industrial cities thrived and the basis of life shifted from land ownership to an urban economy of manufacturing.

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Gregory Tate is a Lecturer in Victorian literature at the University of St Andrews. His first book, The Poet’s Mind: The Psychology of Victorian Poetrypublished inexamines the ways in which Victorian poets both responded and contributed to the emergence of psychology as a scientific discipline in nineteenth-century Britain.4.

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