By Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison
Read Online or Download Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture: Contexts for Criticism (Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature) PDF
Similar literary victorian criticism books
According to wide archival examine, Shakespeare within the Victorian Periodicals bargains a completely new standpoint on well known Shakespeare reception by focusing on articles released in Victorian periodicals. Shakespeare had already reached the apex of British tradition within the past century, turning into the nationwide poet of the center and top sessions, yet through the Victorian period he was once embraced by means of extra marginal teams.
Examining Victorian literature and technological know-how in tandem, Victorian Literature, strength, and the Ecological mind's eye investigates how the concept that of power used to be fictionalized - either mystified and demystified - throughout the upward push of a brand new resource-intensive commercial and monetary order. the 1st prolonged research of a burgeoning zone of severe curiosity of accelerating value to twenty-first-century scholarship, it anchors its research on the very roots of the power challenge, in a interval that first articulated questions about sustainability, the boundaries to development, and the results of strength pollutants for the whole international surroundings.
Dramatically fresh the age-old debate in regards to the novel's origins and function, Kent lines the starting place of the fashionable novel to a past due medieval fascination with the wounded, and sometimes eroticized, physique of Christ. quite a lot of texts support to demonstrate this discovery, starting from medieval 'Pietàs' to Thomas Hardy to modern literary conception.
This e-book reassesses Hardy’s fiction within the gentle of his lengthy engagement with the folklore and traditions of rural England. Drawing on broad examine, it demonstrates the pivotal position performed within the novels by means of such customs and ideology as ‘overlooking’, hag-riding, skimmington-riding, sympathetic magic, mumming, bonfire nights, may possibly Day celebrations, Midsummer divination, and the ‘Portland Custom’.
- A History of the Modern British Ghost Story
- Words, Space, and the Audience: The Theatrical Tension between Empiricism and Rationalism
- Narrating the Past: Historiography, Memory and the Contemporary Novel
- Shock, Memory and the Unconscious in Victorian Fiction (Cambridge Studies in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture)
Additional info for Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture: Contexts for Criticism (Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature)
Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture: Contexts for Criticism (Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature) by Laurence W. Mazzeno,Ronald D. Morrison