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Author: Kate Mitchell
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Keywords: victorian, fiction, afterimages, neo, cultural, memory, history
Number of Pages: 234
Published: 2009-12-08
ISBN-10: 0230228585
ISBN-13: 9780230228580

Examing recent rewritings of the Victorian period by the likes A. S. Byatt, Sarah Waters, Gail Jones and Graham Swift, Victorian Afterimages explores the way in which neo-Victorian fictions enact and celebrate the power of cultural memory in an age historically obsessed and yet charged with the inability to think historically.

Author: Valerie Pedlar
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Keywords: victorian, fiction, madness, male, visitation, dreadful
Number of Pages: 192
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0853238391
ISBN-13: 9780853238393

Victorian literature is rife with scenes of madness, with mental disorder functioning as everything from a simple plot device to a commentary on the foundations of Victorian society. But while madness in Victorian fiction has been much studied, most scholarship has focused on the portrayal of madness in women; male mental disorder in the period has suffered comparative neglect. Valerie Pedlar corrects this imbalance in The Most Dreadful Visitation. This extraordinary study explores a wide range of Victorian writings to consider the relationship between the portrayal of mental illness in litera

Author: Carol T. Christ
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: victorian, imagination, literature, visual
Number of Pages: 410
Published: 1995
ISBN-10: 0520200225
ISBN-13: 9780520200227

00 Nineteenth-century British culture frequently represented the eye as the preeminent organ of truth. These essays explore the relationship between the verbal and the visual in the Victorian imagination. They range broadly over topics that include the relationship of optical devices to the visual imagination, the role of photography in changing the conception of evidence and truth, the changing partnership between illustrator and novelist, and the ways in which literary texts represent the visual. Together they begin to construct a history of seeing in the Victorian period. Nineteenth-century

Author: S. D Sharma
Publisher: Sarup & Sons
Keywords: approaches, new, fiction, victorian
Number of Pages: 174
Published: 2002-01-01
ISBN-10: 8176252743
ISBN-13: 9788176252744

Author: Edward Royle
Publisher: Borthwick Publications
Keywords: york, church, victorian
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0900701579
ISBN-13: 9780900701573

Author: U. C. Knoepflmacher
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: imagination, victorian, nature
Number of Pages: 540
Published: 1977
ISBN-10: 0520032292
ISBN-13: 9780520032293

Author: Lady Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Keywords: eastlake, lady, rigby, elizabeth, letters
Number of Pages: 673
Published: 2009-09-15
ISBN-10: 1846311942
ISBN-13: 9781846311949

2009 was the bicentenary of the birth of the English writer, translator, critic and amateur artist Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake (1809-1893). Bringing together a comprehensive collection of her surviving correspondence, the Letters of Elizabeth Rigby, Lady Eastlake reveals significant new material about this extraordinary figure in Victorian society. The scope of Lady Eastlake's writing is wide and interdisciplinary, which recommends her as a significant figure in Victorian culture, giving rise to revelations about the ways in which different cultural activities were linked. Lady Eastlake liv
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