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The Victorian novel : modern essays in criticism / edited by Ian Watt.


London ; New York, Oxford University Press, 1971.
ISBN 0195013220

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Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Engels.
Englisch.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction.
Roman.
Romans.
Victoriaanse tijd.
Series Galaxy book ; 351.
Description viii, 485 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1971.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Summary A collection of essays which describes the reading audience, publication methods, and literary style of the Victorian novel and provides a critical analysis of the period's major fiction writers.
Contents Introductory, from Novels of the eighteen-forties / Kathleen Tillotson -- The comic world of Dickens / V.S. Pritchett -- The macabre Dickens / Humphry House -- Dickens and the comedy of humors / Northrop Frye -- The serial publications of Dickens's novels: Martin Chuzzlewit and Little Dorritt / John Butt -- Structure and idea in Bleak House / Robert Alan Donovan -- Expectations well lost: Dickens' fable for his time / G. Robert Stange -- Our mutual friend / J. Hillis Miller -- Wilkie Collins and Dickens / T.S. Eliot -- The industrial novels: Mary Barton and North and south, Mrs. Gaskell; Hard times. Dickens; Sybil, Disraeli; Alton Locke, Kingsley; Felix Holt, George Eliot / Raymond Williams -- Charlotte Brontë's "new" Gothic / Robert B. Heilman -- What is the matter with Emily Jane?: conflicting impulses in Wuthering Heights / Thomas Moser -- Emily Brontë: Wuthering Heights (1847) / Arnold Kettle -- Mrs. Gaskell / John Gross -- On the style of Vanity fair / G. Armour Craig -- Vanity fair: one version of the novelist's responsibility / Gordon N. Ray -- Making history private: Henry Esmond / Georg Lukács -- On Adam Bede / U.C. Knoepflmacher -- Implication and incompleteness: George Eliot's Middlemarch / Barbara Hardy -- The intellectual background of (Middlemarch): Casaubon and Lydgate / W.J. Harvey -- On the Egoist / Dorothy van Ghent -- Trollope's The warden: a commentary on the "age of equipoise" / M.A. Goldberg -- On Barchester Towers / Robert M. Polhemus -- Anthony Trollope / Mario Praz -- Adventure as boy's daydream: Treasure Island / Robert Kiely -- Notes on a criticism of Thomas Hardy / Katherine Anne Porter -- On The mayor of Casterbridge / Albert J. Guerard -- Colour and movement in Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles / Tony Tanner -- On Jude the Obscure / Irving Howe -- Samuel Butler: the Victorian insolvency (The way of all flesh) / Morton Dauwen Zabel -- Victorian morals and the modern novel / John Henry Raleigh.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)137389
(OCoLC)ocm00137389
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Watt, Ian P.,
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