Charles Dickens and Other Victorians by Arthur Quiller-CouchCharles Dickens and Other Victorians by Arthur Quiller-Couch

Charles Dickens and Other Victorians

byArthur Quiller-Couch

Paperback | September 18, 2008

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Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch (1863-1944), who often published under the pen-name of 'Q', was one of the giants of early twentieth-century literature and literary criticism. A novelist and poet who was also a Professor of English, he helped to form the literary tastes of generations of literary students and scholars who came after him. The freshness, enthusiasm and intellectual insight of his work is still evident in his writings nearly a century on. Cambridge University Press is delighted to reissue some of his key texts in this new edition. A collection of essays on Victorian writers of fiction: Charles Dickens, William Makepeace Thackeray, Benjamin Disraeli, Elizabeth Gaskell and - perhaps most surprisingly - Anthony Trollope, whom Quiller-Couch sees as 'one of our greatest English novelists'.
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was born on November 21, 1863 at Bodmin in the county of Cornwall, England. His sisters, Florence Mabel and Lilian, were also writers. While attending Trinity College, Oxford he wrote Dead Man's Rock under the pseudonym "Q" in 1882. He moved to London that same year. He wrote The Astonishing History of T...
Title:Charles Dickens and Other VictoriansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:236 pages, 7.99 × 5 × 0.55 inPublished:September 18, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521736803

ISBN - 13:9780521736800

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Table of Contents

1. Dickens; 2. Thackeray; 3. The Victorian Background; 4. Disraeli; 5. Mrs Gaskell; 6. Anthony Trollope.