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Victorian life and Victorian fiction : a companion for the American reader / Jo McMurtry.

Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books, 1979.
ISBN 0208017445

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Subjects Civilization.
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction.
Grande-Bretagne -- Civilisation -- 19e siècle.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901.
Great Britain.
Roman anglais -- 19e siècle -- Histoire et critique.
Description 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-284) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary McMurtry describes aspects of Victorian life: titles and social rank, fashions, heirarchies of servants, religious custom and controversy, politics, education, courtship and marriage, crime, money, and the whole system of subtle graded snobbery that is important for the understanding of social satire and comedy from the Victorian era.
Contents Titles and social rank -- Money -- Religion -- Politics -- The law -- The army -- Medicine -- Farming and rural life -- The industrial scene -- Servants -- Crime and punishment -- Education -- Courtship, marriage and sex -- Transportation and communication -- Houses and hospitality -- Fashions in dress.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4004081
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities McMurtry, Jo, 1937-
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