Early Victorian novelists

essays in revolution
  • 332 Pages
  • 3.30 MB
  • English
Constable , London
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism, Novelists, En
Statementby David Cecil.
LC ClassificationsPR 873 C4 1934
The Physical Object
Pagination332 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21453811M

Early Victorian Novelists book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Lord David Cecil's very readable style makes it easy to read his critiques of five of the Victorian era's most popular novelists, including Charles Dickens, William Makepeace Thakeray, Charlotte Bronte, Emily Bronte, Mrs.

Elizabeth Gaskell 4/5. Comment: This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and /5(3). The early Victorian or first-generation novelists comprised of William Thackrey, Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Mrs Gaskell etc.

Although there were several more novelists of the time, only the ones mentioned here have survived the test of time and are considered representative of the early phase of the Victorian fiction in England.

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[David Cecil] -- These essays are derived from a series of lectures on the Victorian novel delivered at Oxford two or three years ago.-Prefatory note.

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Physical description; pages ; 18 cm. Subject; English fiction - 19th century - History and criticism/5(2). In the early Victorian period the novel made a rapid progress.

Novel-reading was one of the chief occupations of the educated public, and material had to be found for every taste.

The result was that the scope of the novel, which during the eighteenth century dealt mainly with contemporary life and manners, was considerably enlarged.

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Victorian literature also creates a bridge between the Romantic and Dark-Romantic writings of the early 19th century, to the Progressive/Modern eras in America and the Edwardian eras of literature at the turn of the 20th century. I am allowing any book published during Victoria's reign to count as a valid entry, as well as any books focused.

The Victorian period began roughly around the time of the beginning of Queen Victoria’s reign in and ended around her death in Some literature published before Queen Victoria’s reign, such as Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice,” portend the style and preoccupations of early Victorian literature and are sometimes included in Victorian canons.

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London, Constable & co., ; Note "These essays are derived from a series of lectures on the Victorian novel delivered at Oxford two or three years ago."--Prefatory note Carrier category volume. Francis O'Gorman is Lecturer in Victorian Literature in the School of English at the University of Leeds.

He has written widely on the Victorian period, including the books John Ruskin () and Late Ruskin: New Contexts (), and co-edited collections on Margaret Oliphant (), Ruskin and Gender (), and The Victorians and the Eighteenth Century: Reassessing the. Victorian novel For the first time there was a communion of interests between readers and writers, probably because in that period, literature grew a lot/5(2).

Early Vitorian novelist Charles Dickens is the most representative literary figure of the whole Victorian age. He is the first truly urban novelist who anticipates the themes and languade of 4/5(2). English literature - English literature - Late Victorian literature: “The modern spirit,” Matthew Arnold observed in“is now awake.” In Charles Darwin had published On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.

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Alfred Tennyson made his mark very early with Poems, Chiefly Lyrical () and Poems (; dated ), publications that led some critics to hail him as the natural successor to Keats and.

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. Here is our list of the 10 Victorian novels we at Interesting Literature think everyone should read – whether because they’re great novels, because they tell us something important about Victorian society, because they stand as classics of the period, or (in most cases) all three.

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English fiction -- 19th century --. Charles Dickens (February 7, –June 9, ) was a popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and to this day he remains a giant in British literature.

Dickens wrote numerous books that are now considered classics, including "David Copperfield," "Oliver Twist," "A Tale of Two Cities," and "Great Expectations.". The top 10 neo-Victorian novels The great delight of this book is the narrator’s voice.

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