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The Resource A history of Victorian literature, James Eli Adams, (electronic resource)

A history of Victorian literature, James Eli Adams, (electronic resource)

Label
A history of Victorian literature
Title
A history of Victorian literature
Statement of responsibility
James Eli Adams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
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Adams, James Eli
Dewey number
820.9/008
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Series statement
Blackwell histories of literature
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  • English literature
  • Literature and society
Label
A history of Victorian literature, James Eli Adams, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-450) and index
Color
multicolored
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 -- Part One: "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 genres 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 -- Part Two: 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 Gueniveres -- Sensation -- Dreams of self-fashioning -- Narrating nature: Darwin -- Novels and their audiences -- Literature for children -- Poetry in the early 1860s -- 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 -- Part Three: 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 -- Decadent form -- The poetry of London -- Yeats -- The ccandal of Wilde -- Poetry after Wilde -- Fictions of decline -- Conrad
Control code
ocn352846259
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 463 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444305944
Note
Wiley
Other control number
10.1002/9781444305944
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)352846259
Label
A history of Victorian literature, James Eli Adams, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [435]-450) and index
Color
multicolored
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 -- Part One: "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 genres 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 -- Part Two: 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 Gueniveres -- Sensation -- Dreams of self-fashioning -- Narrating nature: Darwin -- Novels and their audiences -- Literature for children -- Poetry in the early 1860s -- 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 -- Part Three: 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 -- Decadent form -- The poetry of London -- Yeats -- The ccandal of Wilde -- Poetry after Wilde -- Fictions of decline -- Conrad
Control code
ocn352846259
Dimensions
24 cm
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 463 p.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781444305944
Note
Wiley
Other control number
10.1002/9781444305944
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)352846259

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