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The art of Victorian prose

George Levine

The art of Victorian prose

by George Levine

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Published by Oxford University Press in (s.l.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by George Levine and William Madden.
ContributionsMadden, William.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13679630M

The Art of Book Covers (–) No one has nominated us yet for the book cover challenge so we thought we'd take matters into our own hands and publish some of our favourites from the first hundred years of the book cover (as we commonly understand it today) — though we've not the restraint for seven spread over seven days, so here's a.   Illustrations from Victorian periodicals provide a vivid sense of the original reading experience. The book’s thematic organization emphasizes the social and historical contexts of prose writings, as well as the way in which these writings address each other.

  But the Victorian Era—the year period from that marked the reign of England’s Queen Victoria—also saw a demise of . Books on LibraryThing tagged Victorian erotica. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

English literature - English literature - The post-Romantic and Victorian eras: Self-consciousness was the quality that John Stuart Mill identified, in , as “the daemon of the men of genius of our time.” Introspection was inevitable in the literature of an immediately Post-Romantic period, and the age itself was as prone to self-analysis as were its individual authors. We often assume the Victorians had puritanical attitudes to sex, but this was far from the reality. From familiar classics to neglected gems, Claire Jarvis —Stanford academic and author of Exquisite Masochism: Sex, Marriage and the Novel Form— selects the best books on sex in Victorian literature. I t seems like the topic of sex in.


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THE ART OF VICTORIAN PROSE, edited by George Levine and William Madden. New York, London, and Toronto: Oxford University Press, xxi + pp. (paperback). This book is both less and more than the erroneous title suggests.

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The Victorian non-fictional prose writers understood that there was an unavoidable requirement to explore a fine art of living while simultaneously carrying the message of immediate public concern. Their aspirations focused on society while also encompassing within its realm, theology, histories, scientific endeavors, biographies, ethical and Reviews: 3.

Introduction. Like the other forms of the literature, namely poetry and novel, the Victorian prose was also informed by the spirit of Realism. While the prose of Romantic Movement was highly imaginative, written for the sole purpose of describing personal experiences, nor for exploring the realms of imaginations.

A contribution to the classification of works of prose fiction; being a classified and annotated dictionary catalogue of the works of prose fiction in the Wagner Institute Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, (Philadelphia [G.V.

Baird], []), by Free Library of Philadelphia. Wagner Institute Branch and O. Thomson (page images. ‘Art for art’s sake’ became identified with the energy and creativity of aestheticism – but it also became a shorthand way of expressing the fears of those who saw this uncoupling of art and morality as dangerous.

Aestheticism unsettled and challenged the values of mainstream Victorian culture. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Written as a personal memoir penned by an English lady of easy virtue, *Fanny Hill* was the subject of the first U.S.

obscenity trial in While *Fanny Hill* predates the Victorian period, it was the first book of its kind and set much of the tone and style for future erotic tales. Art of Victorian prose.

New York, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Englisch: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Levine. Like the second generation of fiction writers in the Victorian Age, the second generation of prose writers was more conscious of the art of prose writing than their predecessors.

They were rather indifferent to the theological, political and economic issues of their time; unlike their predecessors, they made writing, the sole business of their. Examined and Corrected (Victorian Correction Book 6) by Emily Tilton (2 times) My Secret Life, Part One by Walter (2 times) My Secret Life Part Two by Walter (2 times) Lascivious Scenes in the Convent by Anonymous (2 times) English prose literature (2) Love (2) Feature (1).

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Charles Dickens dominated the first part of Victoria's reign and most rightly can be called "The. The Victorians by Jacob Rees-Mogg review – ponderings in plodding prose Jacob Rees-Mogg’s tribute to his idols of the Victorian age.

Early Victorian nonfiction prose. Carlyle may be said to have initiated Victorian literature with Sartor Resartus. He continued thereafter to have a powerful effect on its development. The French Revolution (), the book that made him famous, spoke very directly to this consciously postrevolutionary age.

Victorian Prose: An Anthology By Rosemary J. Mundhenk; Luann Mccracken Fletcher Columbia University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic.

Prose-Writers of the Early Victorian Period The early Victorian prose is in keeping with the energetic temperament of the time. An expansive energy seems to be characteristic of the whole period, displaying itself as freely in literature as in the development of science, geographical exploration and the rapidity of economic change.

The Victorian age began as an age of realism, in literature and art, and of nationalism and romanticism in music and culture. By the end of the century, however, the high noon of Victorian culture was starting to give way to more disturbing developments - the disintegration of musical tonality, the emergence of abstract art, the eruption of the 'primitive' .