Publisher description for How to read the Victorian novel / by George Levine.


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How to Read the Victorian Novel unpicks our comfortable expectations of the genre to fully explore just how unfamiliar its familiarity is: emphasizing the complexity and contradictions in Victorian writers’ attempts to deal with a world heading into modernity at full speed.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
English fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 19th century -- Examinations -- Study guides.
Literature and society -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Books and reading -- Social aspects -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Senses and sensation in literature.
Bildungsromans, English -- History and criticism.