Reading the Nineteenth-century Novel: Austen to Eliot

January 22, 2008|
Reading the Nineteenth-century Novel: Austen to Eliot by Alison Case
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This text offers students and teachers a close analysis of nineteenth-century novels by ten major authors: Austen, Eliot, Scott, Thackeray, Gaskell, Dickens, Trollope, Braddon, and the Brontë sisters.

  • Examines a wide range of nineteenth-century novels - Persuasion, Middlemarch, The Heart of Midlothian, Vanity Fair, Mary Barton, Bleak House, The Warden, Wuthering Heights, and Jane Eyre
  • Explores significant theoretical approaches such as Foucauldian, Postcolonial, Bakhtinian, and feminist criticism
  • Employs an “appreciative” model of criticism, sparking a renewed interest in engaging with Victorian aesthetics on its own terms
  • Offers an overview of the social, economic, and political change that influenced the fiction of the time
Alison Case has taught at Williams College since 1991. She authored Plotting Women: Gender and Narration in the Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Novel (1999). Harry E. Shaw has taught at Cornell University since 1978, where he has served as Director of the John S. Knight Writing Program, Chair of the Department of English, an...
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Title:Reading the Nineteenth-century Novel: Austen to Eliot
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:232 pages, 9.05 X 6.1 X 0.55 in
Shipping dimensions:232 pages, 9.05 X 6.1 X 0.55 in
Published:January 22, 2008
Publisher:Wiley
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780631231431

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