New PDF release: Victorian Settler Narratives: Emigrants, Cosmopolitans and

By Tamara S Wagner

ISBN-10: 113866443X

ISBN-13: 9781138664432

ISBN-10: 1848931077

ISBN-13: 9781848931077

This edited assortment from a special workforce of participants explores a variety of subject matters together with literature as imperialist propaganda, the illustration of the colonies in British literature, the emergence of literary tradition within the colonies and the production of recent gender roles similar to ‘girl Crusoes’ in works of fiction.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant, Part VI Volume 24: by Josie Billington

By Josie Billington

ISBN-10: 1138763012

ISBN-13: 9781138763012

Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary occupation that spanned nearly fifty years. She wrote a few ninety eight novels, fifty or extra brief tales, twenty-five works of non-fiction, together with biographies and historical publications to ecu towns, and greater than 300 periodical articles. this can be the main bold serious version of her work.

This quantity comprises her 1883 novel The women Lindores with editorial notes via Josie Billington together with a brand new creation and headnote, giving key information regarding the publication and its booklet history.

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Download e-book for kindle: Changing Hands: Industry, Evolution, and the Reconfiguration by Peter Capuano

By Peter Capuano

ISBN-10: 0472052845

ISBN-13: 9780472052844

ISBN-10: 0472072846

ISBN-13: 9780472072842

In Changing Hands, Peter J. Capuano sifts via Victorian literature and tradition for alterations within the approach the human physique is imagined within the face of pressing questions about construction, exertions, gender, category, and racial categorization, utilizing “hands” (the “distinguishing mark of . . . humanity”) because the fundamental aspect of reference. Capuano complicates his research by means of situating the ancient argument within the context of questions on the disappearance of palms through the 20th century into the haze of figurative which means. Out of this curious aporia, Capuano exposes a strong, “embodied handedness” because the ancient foundation for plenty of of the uncritically metaphoric, metonymic, and/or ideogrammatic ways to the learn of the human physique in fresh severe discourse.

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Download e-book for kindle: Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle: Multi-Media Afterlives by S. Vanacker,C. Wynne

By S. Vanacker,C. Wynne

ISBN-10: 0230300502

ISBN-13: 9780230300507

ISBN-10: 134933622X

ISBN-13: 9781349336227

Sherlock Holmes is an iconic determine inside cultural narratives. extra lately, Conan Doyle has additionally seemed as a fictional determine in modern novels and flicks, complicated the bounds among fiction and truth. This assortment investigates how Holmes and Doyle have gripped the general public mind's eye to develop into vital figures of modernity.

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Download PDF by Barbara Korte,Stefanie Lethbridge: Heroes and Heroism in British Fiction Since 1800: Case

By Barbara Korte,Stefanie Lethbridge

ISBN-10: 3319335561

ISBN-13: 9783319335568

This booklet is ready the manifestations and explorations of the heroic in narrative literature considering that round 1800. It strains crucial phases of this illustration but in addition contains strands which have been marginalised or silenced in a dominant masculine and higher-class framework - the reviews comprise explorations of woman types of the heroic, and so they think of working-class and ethnic views. The chapters during this quantity every one specialize in a in demand conjuncture of texts, histories and techniques to the heroic. Taken jointly, they current an outline of the ‘literary heroic’ in fiction because the overdue eighteenth century. 

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Download e-book for iPad: Victorian Fiction and the Cult of the Horse by Gina M. Dorré

By Gina M. Dorré

ISBN-10: 0754655156

ISBN-13: 9780754655152

ISBN-10: 1138263095

ISBN-13: 9781138263093

the pony used to be necessary to the workings of Victorian society, and its representations, that are massive, ranging, and sometimes contradictory, include a colourful cult of the pony. interpreting the representational, emblematic, and rhetorical makes use of of horses in a range of nineteenth-century texts, Gina M. Dorré indicates how discourses approximately horses exhibit and negotiate anxieties with regards to industrialism and know-how, buildings of gender and sexuality, ruptures within the social textile attributable to category clash and mobility, and alterations occasioned by way of nationwide "progress" and imperial growth. She argues that as a cultural item, the pony services as a repository of wish and melancholy in a society rocked by way of awesome social, monetary, and technological shifts. whereas representations of horses abound in Victorian fiction, Gina M. Dorré's research makes a speciality of these novels through Charles Dickens, Elizabeth Braddon, Anna Sewell, and George Moore that have interaction with the main impassioned controversies relating horses and horse-care, comparable to the creation of the steam engine, well known new tools of horse-taming, debates over the tight-reining of horses, and the ethical furor surrounding playing on the race music. Her e-book establishes the centrality of the pony as a Victorian cultural icon and explores how via it, dominant ideologies of gender and sophistication are created, promoted, and disrupted.

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New PDF release: Enacting Englishness in the Victorian Period: Colonialism

By Angelia Poon

ISBN-10: 0754658481

ISBN-13: 9780754658481

ISBN-10: 1138253588

ISBN-13: 9781138253582

Angelia Poon examines how British colonial authority within the 19th century used to be predicated on its being rendered in ways in which have been recognizably 'English'. examining a number texts by way of authors that come with Charlotte Brontë, Mary Seacole, Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, and H. Rider Haggard, Enacting Englishness within the Victorian interval makes a speciality of the concepts - narrative, illustrative, and rhetorical - used to accomplish English subjectivity in the course of the time of the British Empire. Characterising those performances, which ranged from the playful, ironic, and fantastical to the morally severe and determinedly didactic, used to be an emphasis at the corporeal physique as not just gendered, racialised, and classed, yet as (in)visible, needing, sure particularly how you can house, and marked by means of definite actual stylizations and methods of pondering. As she shines a gentle at the English topic within the act of being and turning into, Poon casts new gentle at the altering historic situations and discontinuities within the performances of Englishness to reveal either the normative energy of colonial authority in addition to the chances for resistance.

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Read e-book online Larry McMurtry and the Victorian Novel (Tarleton State PDF

By Roger Walton Jones

ISBN-10: 0890966214

ISBN-13: 9780890966211

Millions have learn Larry McMurtry's novel, notwithstanding few conciously comprehend the sophisticated underlying subject matters that charachterize his fiction.

Roger Walton Jones examines McMurtry's lifelong curiosity in Victorian authors and their effect on his novels. Emphasizing the common-sense of dislacement McMurtry shared with the Victorians, Jones identifies 3 Victoria topics during which McMurtry reconciles the reader to adventure and provides his paintings a non secular functionality: the individual's significance to society; the clash among civilization and nature in an business age; and the try and discover a foundation for spirituality in an international with no God or religion in equipped religion.

Jones explores those topics as they're performed out in all of McMurtry's fiction, paying specific realization to The final Pciture Show and Lonesome Dove. Unpublished letters and an early, unpublished brief tale make clear the interpretation.

during this thought-provoking anaylsis, Jones is helping right the injustice performed McMurtry while his paintings has been missed or taken care of with condescension by way of literary critics charmed through the convolutions of postermodernism. Readers of McMurtry's paintings, in addition to scholars of Victorian literature, will locate Jones's remedy stimulating, insightful, and maybe by surprise confident and should make the most of seeing a brand new ethical and religious measurement within the paintings of 1 of the main intersting modern American authors.

ROGER WALTON JONES bought his MA from Southern Illinois college and his PhD from Texas A&M college. He focuses on glossy American and British Victorian literature and has written quite a few brief tales. he's the department chair of the arts & Social/Behaviorial technological know-how division at Ranger university and has served as director of the educational Honors Program.

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A. Gavin,A. Humphries's Transport in British Fiction: Technologies of Movement, PDF

By A. Gavin,A. Humphries

ISBN-10: 1137499036

ISBN-13: 9781137499035

ISBN-10: 1349698385

ISBN-13: 9781349698387

delivery in British Fiction is the 1st essay assortment dedicated to shipping and its numerous forms horse, educate, tram, cab, omnibus, bicycle, send, automobile, air and house as represented in British fiction throughout a century of unparalleled technological switch that was once as destabilizing because it used to be progressive.

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Read e-book online First-Person Anonymous: Women Writers and Victorian Print PDF

By Alexis Easley

ISBN-10: 0754630560

ISBN-13: 9780754630562

First-Person nameless revises past histories of Victorian women's writing by way of interpreting the significance of either nameless periodical journalism and signed e-book authorship in women’s literary careers. Alexis Easley demonstrates how girls writers capitalized at the publishing conventions linked to signed and unsigned print media with a view to create their very own areas of service provider and that means inside a male-dominated publishing undefined. She highlights the significance of journalism within the fashioning of women's complicated identities, therefore delivering a counterpoint to standard severe money owed of the interval that lessen periodical journalism to a monolithically oppressive area of strength kin. as an alternative, she demonstrates how nameless ebook enabled ladies to take part in vital social and political debates with out compromising their middle-class respectability.  via large research of literary and journalistic texts, Easley demonstrates how the narrative innovations and political matters linked to women's journalism carried over into their signed books of poetry and prose. girls confronted numerous hindrances and possibilities as they negotiated the calls for of signed and unsigned print media.  In investigating women's engagement with those media, Easley focuses in particular at the paintings of Christian Johnstone (1781-1857), Harriet Martineau (1802-76), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810-65), George Eliot (1819-80) , and Christina Rossetti (1830-94).  She presents new perception into the careers of those authors and recovers a wide, nameless physique of periodical writing during which their greater recognized careers emerged into public visibility. on account that her paintings touches on matters important to the research of literary historical past - the development of the writer and adjustments in media know-how - it's going to entice an viewers of students and normal readers within the fields of Victorian literature, media reviews, periodicals study, gender stories, and nineteenth-century

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