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Popular Victorian women writers

Popular Victorian women writers

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Published by Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the U.S.A. by Palgrave in Manchester, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism,
  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Women and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century,
  • Popular literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    Statementedited by Kay Boardman and Shirley Jones
    ContributionsBoardman, Kay, Jones, Shirley
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. ;
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17137046M
    ISBN 100719064503

    Vol. 1 (of 3): A Series of Popular Stories by the Best Danish Authors, trans. by Mrs. Bushby (Gutenberg ebook) The Open Question: A Tale of Two Temperaments, by Elizabeth Robins (Gutenberg ebook) A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest, by Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards (Gutenberg ebook). 'Popular Victorian women writers' is a collection of essays on a variety of women writers working within the Victorian literary marketplace. Diverse and inclusive, the great strength of this book is that its emphasis on neglected writers and refreshing new angles on more widely known authors sends its readers back eagerly to the primary texts.

    VICTORIAN WOMEN WRITERS AND THE WOMAN QUESTION Women writers dominated the vast novel market in Victorian England,yettwentieth-centurycriticismhas,untilnow,beenchief-ly concerned with a small number of canonical novelists. This collectionof essaysby leadingscholarsfrom Britain,the USA, and Canada opens up the limited landscape of Victorian. From William Blake and John Keats to Charles Dickens and the Brontë sisters, explore 23 iconic authors from the Romantic and Victorian periods. Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Poet, Artist, Printer. Charlotte Brontë. Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Charles Dickens. Novelist, Journalist. Novelist, Journalist. Elizabeth Gaskell. Novelist, Journalist.

    The best ghost stories from the Victorian era to read for Halloween or Christmas – selected by Dr Oliver Tearle As the nights are drawing in, how about a ghost story? The Victorians loved a ghost story, and many of the most celebrated writers of Victorian novels had a go at this ghoulish genre, from Elizabeth Gaskell to Charles Dickens to. Best Historical Mystery Books The Best Mysteries in a Historical Setting If you like your mysteries from a by-gone era, to read to travel back in time and relish a chance to step back in time to before modern forensics and technologies to a time when detectives or amateur sleuths actually used their own brains and intuitions over the technology.


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