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Victorian Literary Cultures: Studies in Textual Subversion

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Description for Victorian Literary Cultures: Studies in Textual Subversion Hardcover. Victorian Literary Cultures: Studies in Textual Subversion is an anthology featuring leading critical voices, including such figures as Nancy Henry, Julian Wolfreys, Ira Nadel, Joseph Wiesenfarth, and William Baker, among others, as they address ideas of subversion in nineteenth-century literature. Editor(s): Womack, Kenneth; Decker, James M. Num Pages: 218 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 2AB; 3JH; DSA; DSBF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 201 x 238 x 23. Weight in Grams: 480.
Victorian Literary Cultures: Studies in Textual Subversion provides readers with close textual analyses regarding the role of subversive acts or tendencies in Victorian literature. By drawing clear cultural contexts for the works under review-including such canonical texts as Dracula, Jane Eyre, Middlemarch, and stories featuring Sherlock Holmes-the critics in this anthology offer groundbreaking studies of subversion as a literary motif. For some late nineteenth-century British novelists, subversion was a central aspect of their writerly existence. Although-or perhaps because-most Victorian authors composed their works for a general and mixed audience, many writers employed strategies designed to subvert ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
218
Place of Publication
Cranbury, United States
ISBN
9781611476644
SKU
V9781611476644
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About
Kenneth Womack is professor of English and dean of the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University. James M. Decker is Professor of English, Humanities, and Language Studies at Illinois Central College.

Reviews for Victorian Literary Cultures: Studies in Textual Subversion
This collection of essays opens with a strong introduction by Womack on the meanings of subversion... Subversiveness seems to be a wide net in which critics are sometimes subversive; at other times authors are subversive or they invoke genres that are already assumed to be subversive. The collection addresses biographical enigmas surrounding the public and private identities of individual writers-for ... Read more

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