A New Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture by Herbert F. Tucker

By Herbert F. Tucker

The Victorian interval was once a time of swift cultural switch, which led to an immense and sundry literary output. A New better half to Victorian Literature and Culture bargains skilled information to the literature of nineteenth-century Britain and its social and old context. This revised and improved version includes contributions from over 30 best students who, coming near near the Victorian epoch from diversified positions and traditions, delve into the unruly complexities of the Victorian imagination.

Divided into 5 elements, this new spouse surveys seven a long time of historical past ahead of interpreting the keys levels in a Victorian lifestyles, the prime professions and walks of existence, the most important Victorian literary genres, and how Victorians outlined their folks, their houses, and their nationwide identities. vital subject matters resembling sexuality, denominational religion, social classification, and worldwide empire tell every one chapter’s procedure. every one bankruptcy offers a entire bibliography of proven and rising scholarship.

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