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6 edition of Victorian popular fiction, 1860-80 found in the catalog.

Victorian popular fiction, 1860-80

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Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

  • English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR.C. Terry.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 194 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16966720M
    ISBN 100333259580

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But there's much to learn from studying the way people 1860-80 book, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as. Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria.

It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era. While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had been the conquerors, novels were the emperors of the Victorian period.

Charles Dickens dominated the first part of Victoria's reign and most rightly can be called "The King of Victorian Literature.

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Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press. pp. £ ISBN:. According to Reginald Terry in Victorian Popular Fiction,The growth 1860-80 book illustration in periodicals is part of the pattern of popular fiction, although to what extent it increased readership is a moot point.

Certainly it rapidly increased after the great era of wood engraving associated with the forties and fifties. The reader is given a vivid sense of how, in Wells’s words from his essay for Nature “Popularising Science,” the “ingenious unraveling of evidence” (38) is common to the popular science narrative and to fictional genres such as science fiction Victorian popular fiction the detective.

Victorian popular fiction Antosa, Frances Elliot and Italy. Writing Travel, Writing the “AngloSophia. Studies in English Literature and Culture”,Milano-Udine: Mimesis,:. Terry, Reginald C. Victorian Popular Fiction London: Macmillan, A. What features of the narrative of The Return of the Native conform to the popular expectation for "excitement, suspense, surprises, [and] mysteries, [and cliff-hanging] instalment closings known as "curtains".

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Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Sherlock Holmes, John Watson, Dr. Frankenstein, and many more. This is absolutely a must-read for fans of the Victorian era and some of its most popular literature. Terry, Reginald C.

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This companion to Victorian popular fiction includes more than cross-referenced entries on works written for the British mass market.

Biographical sketches cover the writers and their publishers, the topics that concerned them and the genres they helped to establish or refine. Abstract. Embarking on the subject of Victorian popular fiction is like that favourite Victorian occupation of mapping the source of the Nile: the dark continent beckons, but the explorer soon begins to feel like Captain Speke without a compass, for ever following tempting channels that wind up in swamps, for ever in danger of being lost in vast, unmapped regions, and not sure what he will.

Chamber’s Journal – Indexes to Fiction. Chambers’s Journal of Popular Literature, set a fashion for seeking recreation in books and periodicals, which was favourable to any cheapening of these engines of instruction and entertainment.’ R.C. Terry, Victorian Popular Fiction, (London: Macmillan, ).

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The glittering prizes of bestselling novels had begun to be won early in the century by Sir Walter Scott, but Scott in all his glory, noted the Saturday Review in the mids, was not to be Cited by: 1. The sensation novel, also sensation fiction, was a literary genre of fiction that achieved peak popularity in Great Britain in the s and s.

Its literary forebears included the melodramatic novels and the Newgate novels, which focused on tales woven around criminal biographies; it also drew on the gothic and romantic genres of genre's popularity was conjoined to an expanding.

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He won a National Book Award in   The essays in this collection examine the apparent endorsement and subversion of class and gender norms in Victorian popular fiction, poetry, periodicals and modes of theatrical entertainment. Topics covered include: sensation fiction, ghost stories, working-class women's poetry, women's annuals, girls' magazines, stage melodrama and stage comedy.

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13 Reginald C. Terry, Victorian Popular Fiction (London: Macmillan, ) Additional References. Allingham, Philip V. "Robert Barnes’ Illustrations for Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge as Serialised in The Graphic 2 January May, " Victorian Periodicals Rev 1 (Spring, ): Hardy, Thomas.

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