Literature: Book Series

Routledge Revivals: A Victorian Art of Fiction

First published in 1979, each volume contains a collection of essays on the novel drawn from periodicals which demonstrates the range and primary concerns of those discussing the nature and purpose of prose fiction in the period from 1830 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, each 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.

  • A Victorian Art of Fiction

    Essays on the Novel in British Periodicals 1830-1850, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1979, this collection of sixty-three essays on the novel drawn from ten periodicals demonstrates the primary concerns of those discussing the nature and purpose of prose fiction in the period from 1830 to 1850. The essays reflect what was thought and said about the art of fiction…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
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    Routledge Revivals: A Victorian Art of Fiction

  • A Victorian Art of Fiction

    Essays on the Novel in British Periodicals 1851-1869, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1979, this collection of thirty-three essays on the novel drawn from thirteen periodicals demonstrates the primary concerns of those discussing the nature and purpose of prose fiction in the period from 1851 to 1869. The essays reflect what was thought and said about the art of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: A Victorian Art of Fiction

  • A Victorian Art of Fiction

    Essays on the Novel in British Periodicals 1870-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Charles Olmsted

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: A Victorian Art of Fiction

  • A Victorian Art of Fiction

    Essays on the Novel in British Periodicals 1830-1900, 1st Edition

    Edited by John Charles Olmsted

    First published in 1979, each volume contains a collection of essays on the novel drawn from periodicals which demonstrates the primary concerns of those discussing the nature and purpose of prose fiction in the period from 1830 to 1900. The essays reflect what was thought and said about the art of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: A Victorian Art of Fiction