Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor

Paperback | November 9, 2008

byR. D. BlackmoreEditorSally Shuttleworth

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This is the only critical edition of this perennially popular story. Sally Shuttleworth's introduction finds, beneath the idyllic evocation of rural bliss and a tale of love and high adventure, a startling sub-text which rigidly defends Victorian values, and portrays a `manly' hero constantlyhaving to prove his masculinity to himself.

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This is the only critical edition of this perennially popular story. Sally Shuttleworth's introduction finds, beneath the idyllic evocation of rural bliss and a tale of love and high adventure, a startling sub-text which rigidly defends Victorian values, and portrays a `manly' hero constantlyhaving to prove his masculinity to himself.

SS is Lecturer in the School of English at the University of Sheffield

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:720 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 1.27 inPublished:November 9, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199537593

ISBN - 13:9780199537594

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