York Notes Companions: Victorian Literature

Beth Palmer

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

Published: 14-06-2010

£10.99

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Description

An accessible and wide-ranging introduction to the era, this companion explores influential dramatic works by Ibsen, Shaw and Wilde; the poetry of mourning; novelistic genres, including social problem novels and sensation fiction; and the literature of the fin de siecle’s aesthetes and decadents. Cultural and historical debates – focussing on empire, national identity, science and evolution, print culture and gender – supply essential context alongside discussion of relevant critical theory.

Additional information

Weight 0.406 kg
Dimensions 13 × 211 × 147 mm
Page Count 320