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The Resource A history of Victorian literature, James Eli Adams

A history of Victorian literature, James Eli Adams

Label
A history of Victorian literature
Title
A history of Victorian literature
Statement of responsibility
James Eli Adams
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Adams, James Eli
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Blackwell histories of literature
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  • English literature
  • Literature and society
Label
A history of Victorian literature, James Eli Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-450) and index
Contents
Introduction: Locating Victorian literature. Byron Is dead ; Cultural contexts ; The literary field ; An age of prose ; The situation of poetry ; Victorian theater ; The novel after Scott -- 1. "The times are unexampled" : literature in the age of machinery, 1830-1850. Constructing the man of letters ; The burdens of poetry ; Theater in the 1830s ; Fiction in the early 1830s ; Dickens and the forms of fiction ; Poetry after the annuals ; Literature of travel ; History and heroism ; Social crisis and the novel ; The domestic ideal ; From silver-fork to farce ; Poetry in the early 1840s ; The literature of labor ; Medievalism ; "The Two Nations" ; "What's money after All" ; Romance and religion ; The novel of development ; Art, politics, and faith ; In Memoriam -- 2. Crystal Palace and Bleak House : expansion and anomie, 1851-1873. The novel and society ; Crimea and the forms of heroism ; Empire ; Spasmodics and other poets ; The power of art ; Realisms ; Two Guineveres ; Sensation ; Dreams of self-fashioning ; Narrating nature : Darwin ; Novels and their audiences ; Literature for children ; Poetry in the early 60s ; Criticism and belief ; The pleasures of the difficult ; The Hellenic tradition ; Domesticity, politics, Empire and the novel ; After Dickens ; The persistence of epic ; Poisonous honey and fleshly poetry -- 3. The rise of mass culture and the specter of decline, 1873-1901. Science, materialism, and Value ; Twilight of the poetic titans ; The decline of the marriage plot ; The Aesthetic Movement ; Aesthetic poetry ; Life writing ; Morality and the novel ; Romance ; Regionalism ; The arrival of Kipling ; Fiction and the forms of belief ; Sex, science, and danger ; Fictions of the artist ; Decadence ; Drama in the 1880s ; The New Woman in fiction ; Decadence form ; The poetry of London ; Yeats ; The scandal of Wilde ; Poetry after Wilde ; Fictions of decline ; Conrad
Control code
ocn236082539
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 463 p.
Isbn
9780631220824
Lccn
2008031713
System control number
(OCoLC)236082539
Label
A history of Victorian literature, James Eli Adams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-450) and index
Contents
Introduction: Locating Victorian literature. Byron Is dead ; Cultural contexts ; The literary field ; An age of prose ; The situation of poetry ; Victorian theater ; The novel after Scott -- 1. "The times are unexampled" : literature in the age of machinery, 1830-1850. Constructing the man of letters ; The burdens of poetry ; Theater in the 1830s ; Fiction in the early 1830s ; Dickens and the forms of fiction ; Poetry after the annuals ; Literature of travel ; History and heroism ; Social crisis and the novel ; The domestic ideal ; From silver-fork to farce ; Poetry in the early 1840s ; The literature of labor ; Medievalism ; "The Two Nations" ; "What's money after All" ; Romance and religion ; The novel of development ; Art, politics, and faith ; In Memoriam -- 2. Crystal Palace and Bleak House : expansion and anomie, 1851-1873. The novel and society ; Crimea and the forms of heroism ; Empire ; Spasmodics and other poets ; The power of art ; Realisms ; Two Guineveres ; Sensation ; Dreams of self-fashioning ; Narrating nature : Darwin ; Novels and their audiences ; Literature for children ; Poetry in the early 60s ; Criticism and belief ; The pleasures of the difficult ; The Hellenic tradition ; Domesticity, politics, Empire and the novel ; After Dickens ; The persistence of epic ; Poisonous honey and fleshly poetry -- 3. The rise of mass culture and the specter of decline, 1873-1901. Science, materialism, and Value ; Twilight of the poetic titans ; The decline of the marriage plot ; The Aesthetic Movement ; Aesthetic poetry ; Life writing ; Morality and the novel ; Romance ; Regionalism ; The arrival of Kipling ; Fiction and the forms of belief ; Sex, science, and danger ; Fictions of the artist ; Decadence ; Drama in the 1880s ; The New Woman in fiction ; Decadence form ; The poetry of London ; Yeats ; The scandal of Wilde ; Poetry after Wilde ; Fictions of decline ; Conrad
Control code
ocn236082539
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 463 p.
Isbn
9780631220824
Lccn
2008031713
System control number
(OCoLC)236082539

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