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The nineteenth-century novel

critical essays and documents

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Published by Heinemann Educational in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Arnold Kettle at the Open University [for the Open University Nineteenth-Century Novel and Its Legacy Course Team].
    SeriesOpen University set book, H.E.B. paperback, Open University set book
    ContributionsKettle, Arnold., Open University. Nineteenth-Century Novel and Its Legacy Course Team.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN3499 .K45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 359 p.;
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20729618M
    ISBN 100435185152, 0435184946

    The Scarlet Letter: A Romance is a work of historical fiction by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, published in Set in Puritan Massachusetts Bay Colony during the years to , the novel tells the story of Hester Prynne who conceives a daughter through an affair and then struggles to create a new life of repentance and ning a number of religious and historic Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne. So too, we will consider the nineteenth-century novel outside its historical context, and as subject to diverse critical readings. The module traverses a range of various styles such as "social realism", “sensationalism”, “historical fiction”, “fantasy”, and cover topics such as masculinity, the new woman, sexuality, childhood.

    This book takes an exciting new approach to characterisation and plot in the Victorian novel, examining the vital narrative work performed by disabled characters. It demonstrates the centrality of disability to the Victorian novel, showing how attention to disability sheds . Bibliography of scholarship on Nineteenth-Century fiction. Historical Contexts. R. D. Altick, The English Common Reader () R. D. Altick, Victorian People and Ideas () R. D. Altick, The Shows of London () R. D. Altick, The Presence of the Present: Topics of the Day in the Victorian Novel () Francois Bedarida, A Social History of England ().

    In the history of the novel, the historical novel was a breakthrough genre. Until its arrival in the early nineteenth century, political and cultural elites had dismissed the novel as immature and childish, as “mere fiction.” Educators warned that readers would form dangerous illusions about reality by Cited by: 1.   The 19th Century in Fiction. Lent’s engrossing novel remembers a century peopled by plain-spoken men and women who believed in the existence of Author: Kyla Wazana Tompkins.


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12 Novels Considered the “Greatest Book Ever Written. The Nineteenth Century Novel book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(4). The Nineteenth-Century Novel: A Critical Reader provides a comprehensive selection of contemporary and modern essays on the most important novels of the period.

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À rebours (French pronunciation: [a ʁ(ə).buʁ]; translated Against Nature or Against the Grain) is a novel by the French writer Joris-Karl narrative centers on a single character: Jean des Esseintes, an eccentric, reclusive, ailing last scion of an aristocratic family, Des Esseintes loathes nineteenth century bourgeois society and tries to retreat into an ideal Author: Joris-Karl Huysmans.

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The market for this form of fiction was closely tied to commercial circulating libraries, such as Mudie's and W. Smith. Unlike free public libraries, these. The nineteenth-century novelists are also known as Victorian novelists and it was considered as the greatest age of English novel.

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This book is about food, eating, and appetite in the nineteenth-century British novel. While much novel criticism has focused on the marriage plot, this book revises the history and theory of the novel, uncovering the “food plot” against which the marriage plot and modern subjectivity take shape.

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Novel Politics aims to change the current consensus of thinking about the nineteenth-century novel. This assumes that the novel is structured by bourgeois ideology and morality, so that its default position is conservative and hegemonic. Such critique comes alike from Marxists, readers of Pages:   Book Review: 'The Portable 19th Century African American Women Writers,' Edited By Hollis Robbins The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers, thoughtfully edited.

While uncovering the nineteenth-century novel's persistent social and structural reliance on the non-catastrophic mistake-eating peas with your knife, saying the wrong thing, overdressing-Bad Form argues that the novel's once considerable cultural authority depends on what we might otherwise think of as that authority's opposite: a jittery.

Though the epistolary novel (a novel in the form of letters written by one or more characters) was most popular before the 19th century, Alice Walker became a champion of the style with her Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning novel The Color Purple. Set in the post-Civil War American South, the novel follows a young African.In the process, she plots a trajectory for the nineteenth-century novel's shift from the practices of manners to the mode of self-consciousness.

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