A new companion to Victorian literature and culture / edited by Herbert F. Tucker.Material type: TextSeries: Blackwell companions to literature and culture ; 87.Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2014Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118624487; 1118624483; 9781118624456; 1118624459; 9781118624432; 1118624432; 1118624491; 9781118624494Subject(s): English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | LITERARY CRITICISM -- European -- English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh | English literature | Literature and society | Great Britain | 1800-1899Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New companion to Victorian literature and culture.DDC classification: 820.9/008 LOC classification: PR463Online resources: Wiley Online Library
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Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture; Title page; Copyright page; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; Part One: History in Focus; 1: 1832; Finding the Beginning; Georgian or Victorian? The Political Scene; The Missing Generation; How It Struck Some Contemporaries; 2: 1851; Revolution and Reform; Religion; The Woman Question; Revolutionary Art; 3: 1870; Legislation of Social Change: 1867 and 1870; Women, Reform, and Sexuality; Reform and Religion; Reforming and Constructing Orders of Knowledge: Victorian Science; Education, Imperialism, and Culture
Prussia, the United States, and the Decentering of British HegemonyEmergent Futures, Contingent Pasts; 4: 1897; I; II; III; IV; V; VI; VII; VIII; Part Two: Passages of Life; 5: Growing Up: Childhood; Real Children I: The Privileged; Real Children II: The Poor; Imagined Children I: Literature for Children; Imagined Children II: Children for Adult Consumption; 6: Moving Out: Adolescence; 7: Growing Old: Age; The Science of Defining Old Age; Consequences for Elderly Care; The Pathologizing of Old Age; 8: Passing On: Death; I; II; III; IV; V; 9: Victorian Sexualities; Part Three: Walks of Life
10: Clerical11: Legal; Practice; Theory; 12: Medical; 13: Military; Commissioned Officers; Uncommissioned Officers; The Men; 14: Educational; The University Teachers; The Public School Teachers; The Elementary School Teachers; 15: Administrative; Central Government; Centralized Reform; Acknowledgment; 16: Financial; Banking: The Mobilization of Money Power; Crisis and Credit; Money Making Money; Quantity versus Quality; Melodrama and the Money-Form of Value; Realistic Representation and Credit; Appendix: Financial Instruments; 17: Industrial; Early Industrial England
Time/Space/Consciousness/CultureThe New Industrial Age; 18: Commercial; 19: Artistic; 20: Spectacle; 21: Publishing; Part Four: Kinds of Writing; 22: Poetry; I; II; III; IV; V; VI; 23: Fiction; 24: Drama; Contexts; Drama and Melodrama; Comedy; 25: Life Writing; 26: Sage Writing; On the Origins of Sage Writing in Early Victorian England; The Rhetoric of Sage Writing: Some Characteristic Strategies; Women Writers as Cultural Sages; Other Sage Writing: A Complementary Tradition; 27: Historiography; In the Shadow of the Germans; The Shadow of Epic
Coda: The Threat and Promise of Scientific History28: Literary Criticism; Criticism of the Literature of the Past; Theories of Poetry and Fiction; Gender, and the Woman Critic; Aesthetic; Conclusion; Part Five: Borders; 29: Permeable Protections: The Working Life of Victorian Skin; Permeable Membranes; Second Skins; Sunshine; 30: On the Parapets of Privacy; I; II; III; IV; V; 31: "Then on the Shore of this Wide World": The Victorian Nation and its Others; 32: On the Neo-Victorian, Now and Then; Index of Works Cited; General Subject Index