This set of 42 volumes, originally published between 1965 and 2009, are authored by renowned international scholars in the field of nineteenth century literature. They explore a variety of authors such as Dickens, Hardy, Brontë, Austen, Gaskell, Zola, Meredith, Eliot, Gissing, Hawthorne, James and Wharton. The titles also examine a wide range of themes including gender, class, religion, politics, philosophy and music.
Table of Contents
1. Balzac and Music: Its Place and Meaning in his Life and Work Jean Pierre Barricelli 2. Edith Wharton: New Critical Essays Edited by Alfred Bendixen and Annette Zilversmit 3. Disraeli the Novelist Thom Braun 4. Walter Scott and the Historical Imagination David Brown 5. Balzac and the French Revolution Ronnie Butler 6. Reflecting on Nana Bernice Chitnis 7. Evolution, Sacrifice, and Narrative: Balzac, Zola, and Faulkner Carol Colatrella 8. Charles Dickens and the Form of the Novel: Fiction and Narrative in Dickens' Work Graham Daldry 9. Women's Diaries as Narrative in the Nineteenth-Century Novel Catherine Delafield 10. Class in Turn-of-the-Century Novels of Gissing, James, Hardy and Wells Christine DeVine 11. Elizabeth Gaskell Angus Easson 12. Anthony Trollope P.D. Edwards 13. Meredith Now: Some Critical Essays Edited by Ian Fletcher 14. The Victorian Novelist: Social Problems and Social Change Edited by Kate Flint 15. Dickens in America: Twain, Howells, James, and Norris Joseph Gardner 16. The Idea of the Gentleman in the Victorian Novel Robin Gilmour 17. The Paradox of Gissing David Grylls 18. George Eliot and Schiller: Intertextuality and Cross-Cultural Discourse Deborah Guth 19. Eve Tempted: Writing and Sexuality in Hawthorne's Fiction Allan Gardner Lloyd Smith 20. Tradition and Tolerance in Nineteenth-Century Fiction: Critical Essays on some English and American Novels Edited by David Howard, John Lucas and John Goode 21. Picturing: Description and Illusion in the Nineteenth-Century Novel Michael Irwin 22. The Working Classes in Victorian Fiction Peter John Keating 23. A Theory of the Classical Novel Everett Knight 24. The Literature of Change: Studies in the Nineteenth Century Provincial Novel John Lucas 25. The Melancholy Man: A study of Dickens's Novels John Lucas 26. Elizabeth Gaskell John McVeagh 27. Walter Scott Robin Mayhead 28. Terrorism in the Late Victorian Novel Barbara Arnett Melchiori 29. Editing Nineteenth-Century Fiction: Papers given at the Thirteenth Annual Conference on Editorial Problems, University of Toronto, 4-5 November 1977 Edited by Jane Millgate 30. Courtship and the English Novel: Feminist Readings in the Fiction of George Meredith Janet Horowitz Murray 31. Partings Welded Together: Politics and Desire in the Nineteenth-Century English Novel David E. Musselwhite 32. Anthony Trollope Arthur Pollard 33. George Gissing: Voices of the Unclassed Edited by Martin Ryle and Jenny Bourne Taylor 34. Dickens and Popular Entertainment Paul Schlicke 35. The Early and Mid-Victorian Novel Edited by David Skilton 36. Religious Feeling and Religious Commitment in Faulkner, Dostoyevsky, Werfel, and Bernanos Jeremy Smith 37. The Savage in Literature: Representations of 'Primitive' Society in English Fiction, 1858-1920 Brian V. Street 38. Zola Philip Walker 39. The Fallen Woman in the Nineteenth Century English Novel George Watt 40. Hardy of Wessex: His Life and Literary Career Carl J. Weber 41. Women Musicians in Victorian Fiction, 1860–1900: Representations of Music, Science and Gender in the Leisured Home Phyllis Weliver 42. Hardy in History: A Study in Literary Sociology Peter Widdowson
Multivolume collection by leading authors in the field