1st Edition

A Victorian Art of Fiction
Essays on the Novel in British Periodicals 1870-1900

ISBN 9781138638396
Published September 29, 2017 by Routledge
658 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1979, this collection of thirty-nine essays on the novel drawn from seventeen periodicals demonstrates the primary concerns of those discussing the nature and purpose of prose fiction in the period from 1870 to 1900. The essays reflect what was thought and said about the art of fiction and reveal what journalists of these periodicals thought were the most urgent critical concerns facing the working reviewer.

Including an introduction which assesses the issues raised by the best periodicals at the time, this anthology is designed to provide students of Victorian fiction and critical theory with a collection of essays on the art of fiction in a convenient and durable form.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; THE ANTHOLOGY

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