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  • Routledge Revivals: Literary Fat Ladies (1987)

    Rhetoric, Gender, Property

    By Patricia Parker

    First published in 1987, the essays in this volume focus on questions of gender, property and power in the use of rhetoric and the practice of literary genres, and provide a historicised cultural critique. They analyse the links between rhetoric and property, but also representations of women as…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Progress of Romance (1986)

    The Politics of Popular Fiction

    Edited by Jean Radford

    First published in 1986, the aim of this book is to present some of the changing thinking on popular writing to a wider audience in view of the enormous growth of mass culture after the war, but also to offer a historical perspective on a specific form of popular fiction: the romance. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant, Part VI

    Edited by Elisabeth Jay, Joanne Shattock

    Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant

    Part VI, Volume 24

    By Josie Billington

    Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This is…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant

    Part VI, Volume 25

    By Elisabeth Jay

    Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This is…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Selected Works of Margaret Oliphant

    Part VI, Volume 23

    Edited by Joanne Wilkes

    Margaret Oliphant (1828-97) had a prolific literary career that spanned almost fifty years. She wrote some 98 novels, fifty or more short stories, twenty-five works of non-fiction, including biographies and historic guides to European cities, and more than three hundred periodical articles. This is…

    Hardback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge
    The Pickering Masters

  • The Victorian Novelist

    Social Problems and Change

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1987. Many Victorian novels that considered social problems made extensive use of contemporary source material for their descriptions. This book aims to provide a greater acquaintance with this non-literary material — illustrating and exemplifying issues that the authors treated…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Picturing

    Description and Illusion in the Nineteenth Century Novel

    By Michael Irwin

    First published in 1979. Most of the great nineteenth century novelists strove to render in words the people and places that they invented and most readers of fiction picture in their imagination these characters and scenes. This book investigates both types of ‘picturing’, exploring the principles…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Walter Scott and the Historical Imagination

    By David Brown

    First published in 1979. This study explores the main critical issues that arise out of a modern reading of Scott’s work, and treats the major novels in detail. It tackles the questions of Scott’s place in literary history and his problems in pioneering the historical novel. As well as examining…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Dickens and Popular Entertainment

    By Paul Schlicke

    First published in 1985. Dickens was a vigorous champion of the right of all men and women to carefree amusements and dedicated himself to the creation of imaginative pleasure. This book represents the first extended study of this vital aspect of Dickens’ life and work, exploring how he channelled…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • The Paradox of Gissing

    By David Grylls

    First published 1986. In this book the author refutes the notion that Gissing’s weaknesses as a novelist are associated with defects in his personality and argues that the power of his writing stemmed from his divided character. Gissing’s permanently divided emotions on poverty, reformism, women…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • The Working-Classes in Victorian Fiction

    By Peter Keating

    First published in 1971. The book examines the presentation of the urban and industrial working classes in Victorian fiction. It considers the different types of working men and women who appear in fiction, the environments they are shown to inhabit, and the use of phonetics to indicate the sound…

    Hardback – 2016-07-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

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